Venetian toponymy

A campo (field) is a square. The only piazza is Piazza San Marco. A campiello or a campazzo is a small square. Rio is a canal. Rio terà is a canal that has been filled in. You can easily detect this by the different disposition of the pavement slabs. Piscina is a pool or turning […]

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My name is Giacomo…#acinematographictour

A visionary trip featuring Giacomo Casanova (1725-1798) Casanova by Alfréd Deésy, Bela Lugosi aka Drakula (1918) Casanova – Childhood and Adolescence – by Luigi Comencini, Leonard Whiting (1969) Il Casanova by Fellini, Donald Sutherland (1976) Casanova & Company by Francois Legrand, Tony Curtis (1977) La nuit de Varennes by Ettore Scola, Marcello Mastroianni (1982) Casanova (The […]

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