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Making waves in Venice

Authorities in Venice continue to do what little they can to stave off the inevitability of the fabled city's sinking into the Adriatic. The latest is the introduction of speed traps to catch overly enthusiastic motor boat drivers from churning up the waters that are already dampening many a tourist's visit. The Telegraph reports: For years,…
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Very Hungry God

This 1000 kilo sculpture by Indian artist Subodh Gupta, floating outside the Palazzo Grassi on the Grand…

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On more quick Udine follow-up... This week marks the 90th Anniversary of the Battle of Caporetto (Slovenia's…

Italian baggage

Hauled these bottles home from a recent visit to Rome, and humbly seek your suggestions, comments, notes, etc. on…

San Vittore Olana

Sleepy town, a Milanese suburb about 35 minutes from Milano Centrale. Not much here, but I did find these cool…

Scab Cab Ride

ROME -- So, yeah, I rode in a scab cab. I didn't know it though, when I got in. It was a relatively long ride, 20…