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Venice – Campo San Canzian – Church and Campo are One!

Draped Like a Shawl Campo San Canzian in the eastern part of Sestiere Cannaregio, Venice, is draped like a shawl around the church dedicated to Santi Canziano, Canzio, e Canzionello, better known around Venice as San Canzian (thank you!).  The ancient surrounding island … Continue reading

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Venice – “T” is for Traghetto

Traghetto – The cross-Grand Canal gondola operated by two gondolier and carrying around 12-15 people (mostly standing).  A great “short-cut” when you are far from one of the few bridges across the Grand Canal! Today, there are only eight fixed Traghetto … Continue reading

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