Posts Tagged ‘ vaporetto ’

Venice update

Dec 14th, 2011 | By

Just back from his annual trip to Venice, Adrian updates you on toilets, validating tckets on the vaporetti, bag-sellers, bicycles and a common con trick

Getting Around Venice

Jul 20th, 2010 | By

The American humorist, Robert Benchley, (grandfather of Peter Benchley who wrote “Jaws” another water linked product) sent a telegram from Venice to his publisher saying “Streets flooded. Please advise.” And because travel writers have come up with nothing quite as pithy, the quote comes up in many travel pieces about this iconic tourist destination. It summarises precisely the problem in getting around Venice. You walk, take water taxis, the alilaguna or the vaporetto/motoscafo,- the water bus. But remember what you take as luggage, you have
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