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Venice – The Erberia

Alongside the sweeping curve of the Grand Canal just north of the Ponte Rialto, separated from the bedlam of the Ruga Degli Oresi tourist shops by the Banco Giro building and Chiesa San Giacomo di Rialto, the ERBARIA is a quiet oasis for … Continue reading

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Rialto – Location, Location, Location

A little more background, and a little more conjecture, seems always in order about Riva Alto. It is a tomba, one of the ancient, sturdy sandy islands standing proudly above the high tide line, thought to be locations for many of the new permanent settlements in … Continue reading


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