Author: venetianbeads2021

The New Plague of Venice – Illegal Vendors

Venice has battled the plague more than once in it’s history. Arriving on the boats in the harbor of Venice, the merchants brought disease which killed large numbers of the population. Today’s plague and pestilence is a different kind, the abusive, illegal vendors who badger the tourist selling bags, selfi sticks, toys and feed for…

Celebrating the 70th Anniversary of the Liberation of Italy

Venice had many reason to celebrate, not the least of which was that the Allies did not damage any buildings in Venice. Lead by RAF Captain Westlake, the precision strike was successful. Tribute is paid to the Italian Resistance who were so essential in the success. Read full blog!

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