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Che Bella Luna

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Dianne Hales writes Che Bella Luna

This essay, an excerpt from Dream of Venice written by Dianne Hales, was originally published in La Bella Lingua: My Love Affair with Italian, the World’s Most Enchanting Language (Broadway Books, 2010). Reprinted with permission of the author. Che Bella Luna On the last night of my first trip to Venice many years ago, a full moon, white […]

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Doors of Venice Are Impossible to Miss

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Boym writes about Doors of Venice

This essay, an excerpt from Dream of Venice Architecture, was written by Constantin Boym.   Doors of Venice Are Impossible to Miss Doors of Venice are impossible to miss. Walk on any alley off the beaten track and every few steps you’ll encounter these monumental aged entrances on both sides of the street. Typologically, they […]