Category Archives: Italy

How is Brazil doing?

Not too good, it seems: (Photographed at the Carnival Cemetery on La Maddalena, Sardinia.)

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The narrow alleyways of Venice

If only they didn’t have a bloody flood, each time I am in Venice!

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Venice is decomposing

Go to Venice soon! Because if the current trend will hold, the city will be decomposed rather soon. Looking at the costs and the corruption of large projects like the flood protection system MOSE, it might be better to let Venice … Continue reading

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A Palace for the Sick, the Lame and the Ailing

“No more hotel rooms available? No problem, I don’t mind staying at the hospital,” one might be tempted to say in Venice if one knows what the local hospital looks like. And this is only the rear entrance. Because to the … Continue reading

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Mass Graves in Europe

Three years after the European Union won the Nobel Peace Prize, we have mass graves in Europe again. But it’s easier to ignore them now, because this time they are at the bottom of the sea. In a laboratory at the University of Milan, … Continue reading

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The Three Peaks of Lavaredo

My father e-mailed this photo from his hiking trip in Northern Italy. When you go to Italy, don’t just go to Rome, Venice and Florence. Don’t just hang around in Toscana, where all the other tourists are. If you have limited time, … Continue reading

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Sunset in Venice

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