Sunday, 29 April 2018

THEY HEARD THAT HE'S COMING

So Richard is off to Venice then. See HERE

Maybe that explains this:

Venice Ready to Turn Back Tourists if Too Many Come

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSAPRIL 28, 2018, 10:28 A.M. E.D.T.


ROME — Venice has installed temporary gates at the ends of two bridges to turn back tourists if their numbers become overwhelming.
The Italian lagoon city put the measure in place for a four-day holiday weekend that ends on Labor Day, May 1.
By early Saturday afternoon, municipal police officers monitoring the flow of arrivals judged the crowds manageable enough that the gates didn't need to be shut yet.
Tourists far outnumber residents in carless Venice, where the narrow streets become almost impassable during peak travel times.
Crowds get especially heavy when cruise ships disembark thousands of passengers at once for day trips.
The city has struggled for decades with what to do about its dwindling population, but also lives off tourism.


Local residents looking for Nuova Lazio infiltrators

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" Thats-a-righta Luigi, blocka-the canal so those Nuova Lazions donta try anda getta past"



2 comments:

Richard (of RBB) said...

To be honest, Venice doesn't really appeal. Ma chi va piano va sano e va lontano.

THE CURMUDGEON said...

My tea makes my piano play slow!

What are you talking about man?

Venice, if you strike a day with fewer tourists is spectacular and well worth the visit.

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