Carnival In Verona

Carnival in Verona

I found myself in Verona today where it seems the carnival reached its peak. Verona is in the Veneto but carnival here is nothing like carnival in Venice. For one thing the king of it all is Papa Gnocco, or…

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I went to prison in Venice today…

The old prison of the Doge's Palace in Venice to be precise. Casanova reckoned he escaped from this bleak place across the Bridge of Sighs. Others say he just bribed someone to get out. I'm inclined to the latter. It's…

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Dream Of Venice

Dream of Venice

There are millions of Venice-lovers out there. If you want a reminder of why people adore this unique city on the water here's a book for you. Dream of Venice is a compendium of photos by Charles Christopher with words…

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