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    The Gondoliers of Venice

    “Will you sing for me?”, I asked as I gingerly tiptoed into the gondola. “Of course, my lady!”, said¬†Cristiano, our gondolier. Cristiano¬†is one of the 400 gondoliers who has a license to operate gondola rides for tourists.…

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    Venice: Queen of the Adriatic

    Venice is built on an archipelago of 118 islands formed by 177 canals in a shallow lagoon, connected by 409 bridges. Before this trip I talked to people who had been there and I received diametrically different opinions.…

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    The colourful houses of Burano

    We were lucky to visit one of the most colourful places in the world- Burano. This tiny island is as picturesque as a real life canvas. You just cannot take your eyes off the brightly painted houses.…