Sadness for Venice and Other Considerations

It is in the news national and international, Venice is flooded by an unprecedented high tide of water. We watched the images speechless. But should we be speechless really? The reasons for the constant flooding that afflict Venice are several. We could feel a little helpless for climate change, or better inclement weather. It has […]

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Rapallo—Even Before “La Dolce Vita”

Rapallo, like most italian towns has a long history. The first settlement seems to date back to 700 BC, nevertheless! Like most Italian regions and towns Rapallo was subjected to different rulers, conquerors, even pirates; In 1549 Rapallo was raided of riches and young women by the pirates of the Turkish Dragut. In 1557 after […]

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