View of Verona and the Adige river at sunset | Italy

Sunset in Verona | Italy

Sunset in Verona | Italy Italy, Verona Do you recognize this view of Verona (Italy) from St Peter’s Castle? Apart from being one of the most popular shots of the city of Verona with the Adige river, Nico has already published a similar photo.   You can see...
Burano's water canal at sunset; Italy - Venice area

Burano waterway | Italy – Venice area

Burano waterway | Italy - Venice area Italy, Venice Burano is an island just 7 kilometers from Venice, Italy. You can get there by water bus from Venice (Vaporetto) or by water taxi. Although Venice itself is an intense experience that will take you a minimum of a few...
Dubai Marina day

Dubai Marina

Dubai Marina Dubai, United Arab Emirates When Dubai Marina opened, it was the world’s first man-made marina of this size. Not in “one day Rome was built” as they say. This is also how the Marina was built in phases.   In 2018, the entire marina...
Ponte Vecchio by night in Florence, Italy

Ponte Vecchio in Florence | Italy

Ponte Vecchio in Florence | Italy Florence, Italy Florence’s Ponte Vecchio or “Old Bridge” was probably one of the first bridges spanning the Arno River. Its history is therefore not straightforward. It was destroyed in 1345 and rebuilt anew. During...
Island in the Venice Lagoon – Burano and San Martino Church with the Leaning Tower, Italy

Burano and San Martino with the Leaning Tower | Venice, Italy

The Burano, with its distinctive colours, was unlike anything I had ever seen before. I later learned that there was a purpose behind the colour-toned design. During the golden age of development of Burano, if a house owner wanted to paint his belongings, he had to apply to Burano’s government for a colour. The government would only allow a few options of colours of choice.

Venice gondolas standing still; summer in Italy

Gondolas | Venice, Italy

You mainly see gondolas in one place on this Earth – Venice. There is more history and meaning in them that you would probably expect. And there are only a few hundred of them – you can only be a gondolier if you receive a license from the Venice’s guild.

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