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By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, August 19th, 2018
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Learning to Row in Venice

Mark Nicholls visits Venice, where he goes beyond the usual tourist sites to take lessons in rowing like a real gondolier… Photos by Sharon Nicholls unless otherwise stated Nan McElroy is patiently attempting More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
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The Gondola: Part 2

Mario Matassa reveals the inside story on the iconic Venetian gondola as he visits the workshops and discovers a tale of tradition, craftsmanship and politics Changing tides What a life it must be, meandering day More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Thursday, January 26th, 2017
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The Gondola: Part 1

Mario Matassa reveals the inside story on the gondola as he visits the workshops and discovers a tale of tradition, craftsmanship and politics… It’s as Italian as spaghetti al pomodoro. It’s an icon of our More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016
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Gondola – Italia Icons

Think of transport in Venice and you think of the gondola, but this is a relationship that has been developed in large part by the city’s tourism industry. As a working boat, there are better options. A gondolier More...

By Italia Travel & Life On Sunday, September 6th, 2015
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Gondola Trip

Elizabeth Jones, Guildford “This is Venice, in spring time, before the crowds have arrived. We had just come to the end of our first gondola trip and were standing watching another gondolier passing and relishing More...