Tag Archives: Venice

Yo Italy, Where My Dogs At?

By Perrin In Italy, everyone has at least one dog. Moreover, the streets are crawling with strays. (The Catholic aversion to birth control seems to apply to animals as well as people.) The dense puppy population certainly increased my love … Continue reading

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Recommended: Venice Canal Ride

Amongst sinuous canals, hair-skimmingly low bridges and floating garage doors, touristy Venice is restored to its roots. Our gondolier spoke only a few choice English words, including “water” and “Elvis.” (As a former crew coxswain, I identified with him despite … Continue reading

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On Location: Venice

The moment Perrin and I stepped out of the Venice train station a perceptive Pakistani vendor informed us we did not love New York anymore. But was Venice so different? We were on an island and spotted street meat carts, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Venice

Courtney and Lynne headed off to Tuscany this morning (jealous? Yes.) for their next ACLE post. Perrin and I are teaching in Roccafranca for another week and since the town’s pig to bar ratio is 10:1 we opted to spend … Continue reading

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