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General Cleaning

Tuesday, September 12, 2017 Permalink 1

Believe it or not, this time Inside Venice, which does not want to be accused of snobbery, leaves the off beaten tracks (itineraries, interests, tastes) direct your attention (just for a moment, we swear) to St. Mark’s Square. Yes, you’ve heard, Piazza San Marco indeed.   The golden interiors of the Basilica reflecting the light of thousand ...

How many “campi” in Venice?

Thursday, February 16, 2017 Permalink 0

San Giobbe, Madonna dell’Orto, San Giacomo dell’Orio, San Martino, San Zaccaria, San Francesco della Vigna, San Rocco*. Neo-classic, Baroque, Gothic, Renaissance, and then Palladio, Tintoretto, Palma the Younger, Veronese. A compendium of the history of art, a collection of architectural styles, precious paintings and frescoes, sacred ornaments ... and basketball courts.   In Venice, churches are not ...

The Impossible Circumambulation*

Thursday, November 3, 2016 Permalink 0

*The circumambulation is a magic ritual, which consists in walking around on a surface, around a building, an object, a person in order to enclose the thing you are walking around in a sacred-magic circle. This will take away evil influences and those who revolve around these objects will receive the beneficial effects they wish.   The ...

Cà Foscari

Friday, September 9, 2016 Permalink 0

"In the bend of the canal", this refers to the the widest turn on the Grand Canal, this magic phrase makes Ca' Foscari one of the most beautiful Gothic palaces in Venice. Casting a glance is unique and definitely worth a visit like the way Guardi or Canaletto used to do when, for professional reasons, they ...