Art and Culture

Photo by Karen Henderson

A Modern Day Geppetto in Venice

Who doesn’t remember this lovable character from the Disney movie, Pinocchio? Disney, who adapted the film from the original book written by Carlo Colludi in 1883, turned this adorable [...]

Doge's Palace in Venice Photo by Dennis Jarvis

Doge: Ruler on Water

One aspect of Venice that has always struck me as interesting is the story behind the leadership of the nation and city. The Doge was not a man not of royal blood like a king or queen, but a man [...]

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