Viewpoint – Nigoglia river

Looking down on this energetic scene as gallons of water crash against the rocks, it’s hard to believe this river’s final destination is the tranquil Lake Orta A truly imposing sight, this cavernous ravine contains the rushing waters of the Nigoglia river, Lake Orta’s tributary. The river leaves Lake Orta at its north end, flowing […]

The Arsenale – Past Italia

In the eastern Castello district of Venice lies a huge dockyard where revolutionary building techniques took shipbuilding and military manufacturing into the next level This dockyard has been thought to have existed on this site since the 12th century, and it boasts a significant role in Venice’s historical legacy, being an important example of pre-Industrial […]