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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #8

I really love this one. It stopped me in my tracks so I could pay more attention to it. Subtle and small, but the message is so lovely. Is the heart fragile? Is Venice fragile? Yes and yes.

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Spotted Today in Venice

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In Casanova’s Footsteps: Rome–Palazzo Madama / The Bargello

This entry relates to the episode when Casanova met Betty and Sir B.M. on his way to Rome. See previous entries about Palazzo Decarolis for more of the story. “The Bargello in Rome is a person who can do a … Continue reading

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #6

I saw this stencil a few places around town. What is she thinking?

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #5

I’d like to have seen this one without the poster on the face and the added graffiti. The face is lovely.

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Dear Venice, Wish You Were Here #18

This is one of the oldest postcards I own. May 11, 1903!! It’s basically the same view as the last card I posted, but otherwise the card is quite different. I looked up the address. Bryn Athyn is a tiny … Continue reading

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Gondola Stuff: Wave Fridge Magnet

It happened AGAIN! I am not making this up! How many times have I told you that I think I’ve found all the gondola things in my house, only to discover one more? This time, I was looking at a … Continue reading

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Street Art / Venetian Stylin’ #4

Someone made good use of the frame that was already on this wall. Happy New Year to you all! This image makes me feel calmer, much needed right now with so much changing all around us.

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A Study

Spotted these guys lounging in the tiny calle adjacent to an antique store, just off Campo San Barnaba.

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In Casanova’s Footsteps: Rome–Villa Albani-Torlonia

To the east of the Tiber, outside the old city walls, past the Villa Borghese, lies the Villa Albani-Torlonia, known in Casanova’s era as simply the Villa Albani. Cardinal Alessandro Albani had it built, beginning in 1747, by architect Carlo … Continue reading

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