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Venice 2007: Venturing inland

Padua Municipal Building

For a holiday respite, I devoted my Friday posts through December and January to recounting my trip to Venice in 2007. Using photos and notes from the trip, I highlighted the urbanist issues of day-to-day life in perhaps the most famous car-free city in the world.

However, I reached the end […]

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Venice 2007: Doing suburbs right

Lido street scene

For a holiday respite, I devoted some of my posts through December and into January to recounting a trip I took to Venice in 2007. Using photos and notes from the trip, I highlighted the urbanist issues of day-to-day life in perhaps the most famous car-free city in the world.

I’ve […]

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Venice 2007: Being a Venetian in the 21st century

For a holiday respite, I’m devoting my Friday posts through December and into January to recounting a trip I took to Venice in 2007. Using photos and notes from the trip, I’m highlighting the urbanist issues of day-to-day life in what may be the most famous car-free city in the world.

Today, I’ll write about […]

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Venice 2007: Front doors in a city without streets or sidewalks

San Silvestre front door

For a holiday respite, I’m devoting some posts through December and into January to recounting a trip I took to Venice in 2007. Using photos and notes from the trip, I’m highlighting the urbanist issues of day-to-day life in what may be the most famous car-free city in the world.

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Venice 2007: Locating the everyday stuff

Campo San Polo at dawn

For a holiday respite, my Friday posts through December and into January will tell of a trip I took to Venice in 2007. Using photos and notes that I took at the time, I’ll highlight the urbanist issues of day-to-day life in what may be the most famous car-free […]

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Venice 2007: Beginning to look about

Guidecca Channel at Dusk

For a holiday respite, some of my posts through December and into January will tell of a trip I took to Venice in 2007. Using photos and notes that I took at the time, I’m highlighting the urbanist issues of day-to-day life in perhaps the most famous car-free city in […]

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Venice 2007: Finding my new front door and bumping my head

View from Apartment

For a holiday respite, some posts through December and into January will tell of a trip I took to Venice in 2007. I’ll use photos from the trip and notes that I took at the time. I’ll highlight the urbanist issues of day-to-day living in perhaps the most famous car-free city […]

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Venice 2007: Finding my way from the airport to Piazza San Marco

Venetian Canal at dusk

To give myself a holiday respite, my I will do a series of posts through December and into the New Year telling the story of a two-week trip I took to Venice in 2007, using photos from the trip and notes that I took at the time. I’m editing the […]

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Venice 2007: From travel planning to arrival at Marco Polo Airport

Gondola under Rialto Bridge

As I wrote in my previous post, I’m giving myself a gift for the holiday season and likely also for the beginning of the New Year. For as long as the material lasts, I’ll take a respite from my three post per week schedule by devoting Friday posts to a […]

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Riding a virtual school bus

After half a century, my memory may be fallible, but my recollection is that I walked to school, without parental accompaniment, for much of my first grade year. My parents didn’t trust me to walk completely alone, so hooked me up with a third-grade girl who lived nearby. Not only did I walk to school […]