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La Lugubre Gondola

It is the Vaporetto Line 1 or Line 2 which you take, along the Grand Canal. Get off at the San Marcuolo stop, and wend your way through the narrow streets till you find the Palazzo Vendramin-Calergi; then imagine Liszt … Continue reading

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Venice and Naples – optional excursions

‘Have you ever been to Venice? Have you ever glided on the sleepy waters in a black gondola down the length of the Grand Canal or along the banks of the Giudecca?… Have you seen the moon cast its pale … Continue reading

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