Ernest Hemingway ,Venezia

  Ernest Hemingway Nasce il 21 luglio 1899 a Oak Park (sobborgo di Chicago).Fin da piccolo impara a praticare diversi sport, fra i quali il pugilato. Il fisico muscoloso, il carattere da attaccabrighe, la predilezione per le grandi mangiate e le formidabili bevute lo rendono un personaggio unico dell’alta società internazionale. Il 6 aprile 1918 si presentò come volontario per andare … Continue reading

Liagò,Venice

The first Venetian houses, built of wood, had almost all their liagò. Liagò or Diago are outside arcades that protrudes from the buildings, are exposed to sunlight, on three sides, delimited by large windows. In Venetian dialect “liagò” is similar to a porch or terrace enclosed by windows. The name may derive from the greek Heliacon, meaning sunny. Structures dating back to … Continue reading

Monuments to Daniele Manin and Pietro Paleocapa,Venice.

Monuments to  Daniele Manin and Pietro Paleocapa,Venice. Monument to Daniele Manin,campo Manin  Made by Luigi Borro (https://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luigi_Borro),in 1865, the statue faces the house where Daniele Manin had lived .The plaque exposed above the house number 2313 recalls that Daniele Manin was born in Venice in a house overlooking over the Rio di San Luca, with the view of the former Campo San Paternian, … Continue reading