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San Pellegrino Ski Area: An Introduction and 15-Photo Gallery

The nitty and the gritty on a ski resort in the heart of Italy's impossibly beautiful Dolomites....

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Il Dollaro Hotel, Falcade, Italy: A 45-second Review

That’s the view facing south from just out front of the Il Dollaro Hotel in Falcade, Italy, a sleepy town of about 2,500 at the heart...

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Venice – An Atypical 24-Image Gallery

The internet is drowning in photos of Venice, a city which is drowning into the Adriatic. So I offer this somewhat atypical Venice image...

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Venice And Cruise Ships, a Toxic Mix

It's time these behemoths stop invading the north Adriatic....

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Steampunk Carnival Masks, Venice

Did anyone get one of these for Christmas this year? ...

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Gigolo Checking into a Hotel, Rome

At a small hotel near Rome's Termini Station. ...

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A 90-cent Coffee, In Venice (Pic du Jour)

Proof that one can still find a coffee in Venice for under a euro...

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Five Bookshop Windows in Venice

Just because I like snapping photos of books on display from most everywhere I go....

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Pic du Jour – Laundry Day, Venice

When using high quality clothespins takes on added urgency....

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The Dog Lady from Campo San Maurizio

Every day is a dog's day in Venice....

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If you see Edelweiss packaged like this anywhere..

..don’t buy it. It’s protected virtually everywhere. Sightings in their actual alpine settings have become increasingly rare....

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Close..

.. Is this week’s WordPress Photo Challenge theme. This was taken at the hilltop castle in Udine, Italy, in October 2007. I wonder if...

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Can’t Sleep?

Count These....

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Landslides and Flooding in Cinque Terre

I was planning to tempt the mid-November weather Gods and visit Cinque Terre for the first time later this month. That’s not going to...

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Enquiring Mind

It’s always a pleasure to encounter inquisitive people. This is at the train station in Brescia, Italy, on 21-March-2011, just one of...

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Milano Centrale update

A quick stop in Milano Centrale, one of my favorite stations, yesterday to snap a few pics and check out the progress of the massive €100...

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Trieste Centrale notebook

On an early summer morning in 2003, I spotted a copy of Jan Morris’s Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere in the bookshop of the...

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Ljubljana-Venice Rail Update

Earlier this year, a convenient, fairly popular and reasonably quick Ljubljana-Venice route was sliced from the timetables. It was...

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Vinicio Capossela

Discovered this Italian singer from Putomayo’s Music From the Winelands compilation. Simply Fabulous. Here’s an interview with...

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Weegee in Milano

Meant to post this months ago, but there’s still a little time: If you’ve watched old Hollywood crime films from the 1930s and 40s,...

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