Tag Archives: Cannaregio

Flamingo Spotting, Venetian Style

“We’re secretly going flamingo spotting,” B wrote on her Facebook page, “but the boat captain doesn’t know it.” She and her sister Laura, British ex-pats living in Venice for over a decade, had invited me to join them on the … Continue reading

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Gondola Stuff: Ae Do gondoete

From my collection of gondola stuff: a small wine pitcher, apparently from a restaurant called Ae Do Gondoete (a name in Venetian that means “at the two little gondolas”).¬†Does anyone know if this restaurant is still around? Or where it … Continue reading

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Dr. Kiss Fish

People warned me, “Don’t do it!” “It’s a scam.” It’s disgusting.” But finally my curiosity got the better of me and I entered the realm of… duh duh duh… Dr. Kiss Fish. Apparently these place are in many cities and … Continue reading

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