Tag Archives: Canals of Venice

Venice Myths: Is There Only ONE (or TWO)(or THREE) “Canal”?

Articles and reviews continue to pop up in fairly high volume on the internet and in published materials stating that Venice has only one waterway actually named a “Canal” – or maybe two, or maybe three. The lack of originality in repeating … Continue reading

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Streets Are Flooded – Please Advise

Yes, Venice, but NOT aqua alta.  Upon arriving in Venice, English humorist Robert Benchly cabled home, “The streets are flooded!  Please advise!”  Since the only “street” in Venice is the relatively newly constructed Strada Nova, and acqua alta is more … Continue reading

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