By Tiziano Scarpa
One of Italy’s brightest literary lighting fixtures reinvents go back and forth writing with a seductive, intoxicating occasion of the magical saltwater urban
“Venice is a fish,” writes Tiziano Scarpa. “It’s like an unlimited sole stretched out opposed to the deep. How did this amazing beast make its approach up the Adriatic and fetch up right here, of all places?” Paying homage to his local urban in a lyrical and evocative variety, he publications readers down tiny alleys, over bridges, and during squares, bold us to lose ourselves, put out of your mind the guidebooks, and adventure Venice as Venetians do.
Venice Is a Fish presents no resort scores or museum hours. in its place, in a pleasant initiation, Scarpa tells us how you can stability whereas status on a gondola; the place enthusiasts will locate the simplest mystery hiding locations; the finer issues of etiquette and navigation in the course of an agua alta; and the way most sensible to safeguard ourselves from the pitiless fantastic thing about one of many world’s such a lot stimulating towns. Open Venice Is a Fish, and Scarpa’s tremendous photos, mystery historical past, and hidden lore spread like a treasure map of the senses.
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Calls within either Little Cayman or Cayman Brac are charged a flat fee of 9¢ per minute. Calls between Grand Cayman and the Sister Islands are 3¢ per minute. Calls between Little Cayman and Cayman Brac are 9¢ per minute. You'll find many public phones throughout the islands. Some accept coins only; others accept phone cards only; some accept both. You can purchase phone cards in denominations of $10, $15 and $25 at the Cable and Wireless office in Anderson Square on Shedden Road in George Town, at the Cayman Brac office, and at most service stations.
March/April Easter Monday . . . . . . . March/April Discovery Day . . . . . . . . . May 19 Queen’s Birthday . . . . . . . . June 16 Constitution Day . . . 1st Monday in July Remembrance Day . . . . . November 10 Christmas Day . . . . . . . December 25 Boxing Day . . . . . . . . December 26 Festivals & Events The three largest festivals in the year are Pirates Week (October), Million Dollar Month (June), and Aviation Week (June). Pirates Week is the biggest blowout, and during this time, accommodations can be at a premium.
Venice Is a Fish: A Sensual Guide by Tiziano Scarpa