Windows “Shopping” in Burano

Venice is a hot destination, but if you live near-by the one thing you want to do is to avoid Venice in summer, especially after schools close. What to do then? Well the islands on the laguna are the alternative. Burano is also relatively busy, and if you visit for the first time you may […]

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Colors and Old Laces

A colorful island and its lace, that is Burano. An island near Venice and as famous and visited. There is such an explosion of colors that one cannot walk without stopping to take a picture of a particular angle, the reflections on the canals, or a selfie against a favorite colored wall. Legend has it […]

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Venice Laguna (not a Lagoon)

People when they hear about Venice laguna often think of it as a bay with azure/turquoise transparent waters. By the English dictionary these are the definitions: Laguna = noun a bay, inlet, or other narrow or shallow body of water. Lagoon = noun an area of shallow water separated from the sea by low sandy dunes. That is not what “Laguna” in Venice is. It is a […]

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