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- Discovering Dante's Divine Comedy 700 Years After His Death 7 months ago Standing before Giotto’s mighty Last Judgement scene in the Scrovegni Chapel in Padova, one’s eyes are drawn inevitably to the infernal dark monster in the lower right who is both… The post Discovering Dante’s Divine Comedy 700 Years After His Death appeared first on La Brutta Figura.
- Emma Thompson becomes honorary citizen of Venice 1 year ago Oscar-winning actress Emma Thompson and her husband, actor Greg Wise, realised a dream of a lifetime when they became honorary citizens of the city of Venice on Thursday. They presented… The post Emma Thompson becomes honorary citizen of Venice appeared first on La Brutta Figura.
- New overtourism measures in Venice to track mobile phones 1 year ago Venetian authorities have introduced new, and some might say draconian, measures in the latest bid to combat overtourism. In time for Carnival celebrations, cameras have been installed in heavily populated areas and… The post New overtourism measures in Venice to track mobile phones appeared...
- It's not just Venice: lagoon fishing areas are 'on their knees' 1 year ago The plight of the lagoon city has been making international headlines over the past few weeks after the second highest tide since records began hit the city. Donations have been… The post It’s not just Venice: lagoon fishing areas are ‘on their knees’ appeared first on La Brutta Figura.
- Snobby and Uninformed: 'Aperol Spritz is Not a Good Drink' 2 years ago The New York Times recently published the attention-grabbing article ‘Aperol Spritz is not a good drink’. Unfortunately, author Peppler’s attempt to demonstrate some kind of elevation of taste only succeeds… The post Snobby and Uninformed: ‘Aperol Spritz is Not a Good Drink’ appeared...
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21:41 PM October 13, 2016
Excellent, informative blog crammed with useful tips that you wouldn't find in a guidebook!!