Tag Archives: Gondolas

Puzzle (7)

The more of the puzzle I complete, the more that I want to be in Venice! (Can you also see the crossword puzzle that I still haven’t completed? What’s a 7 letter word for “how the earth rotates?” Or a … Continue reading

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Puzzle (6)

The sides are really coming along! I wonder if gondoliers spend any time looking at puzzles, movies, books, newspapers, and such to see how often they show up in others’ images? I know when I see a gondolier in a … Continue reading

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Venice, Wish You Were Here #8

This one is interesting because the postal rubber stamp is different. Most of the postcards I’ve shared here have a round rubber stamp, often from Venezia Ferrovia. But this one is Palazzo Grassi. Too bad part of it is missing! … Continue reading

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Puzzle (5)

Working on the sides now. Slow but steady progress! I want to puzzle more, but we’ve actually started making masks. That’s more important right now….

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Puzzle (9) Fini!

All done! Except for one missing piece. I thought my cat had gotten it, but after I had taken the puzzle apart and put it away, I found the missing piece on the table inside a book! (p.s. I should … Continue reading

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Puzzle (8)

Having a cup of tea this time instead of a glass of wine!  

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Venice, Wish You Were Here #9

April 24, 1965 Dear Mother–We are still touring Italy but we had to park the car and take a boat when we got here. Spent Easter with Evo’s mother and then took off again in another direction. Having fun. –Love, … Continue reading

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Sharing: Gondola Shoes

Provocative title, no? Do I mean shoes you wear on a gondola? Shoes that gondolas wear? Neither! Rita (who has contributed Venetiana to this site before) sent this photo spotted in Santa Cruz, California, of a painting featuring gondolas in … Continue reading

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Venice, My Muse: An Interview with Candace Magner

Candace Magner is a lyric singer, baroque guitarist, and musicologist. She created the website BarbaraStrozzi.com to collect all the known information, and has now finished publishing The Complete Works of Barbara Strozzi along with co-editor Dr. Richard Kolb through her … Continue reading

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Gondolas4All

Seen in Venice near Piazzale Roma. What a great graphic, no? And what a great idea. Apparently they opened a special pier in 2016. Here’s the siteĀ Gondolas4AllĀ if you want to check it out or support the cause.

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