Tag Archives: Giudecca

Was Giudecca Named for the Jews?

I recently read Christopher Moore’s new book The Serpent of Venice, which is an unholy marriage between Shakespeare’s Othello and Merchant of Venice, with some of Poe’s “Cask of Amontillado” thrown in. (In other words, a little slice of heaven … Continue reading

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Felze Adventures

As I’ve been wandering Venice this summer, I occasionally come across a gondola tucked away here and there–I mean a historic gondola, one no longer in use. On Giudecca, near the boatyards, there was this one: Then in the courtyard … Continue reading

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