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Wisteria blossoming on a colored house in Burano, Venetian lagoon © 2016 When in Venice. All rights reserved.

The true colors of Burano

The first eye-catching sight in Burano is the variety of colors used to decorate its houses: it’s as if a schizophrenic painter dropped random bucketfuls of paint, with all possible hues and variations, over the buildings. There’s only one vaporetto … Continue reading

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Crossing the Venetian Lagoon

It’s early morning on the Fondamenta NĂ²ve, Venice’s northern waterfront, and the large motonave is warming up its engine while waiting for the last tourist to get on. We are heading north, toward the dream island of Burano. We manage … Continue reading