Another Venice Canal

By Jonathan Timar
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So pretty. So smelly. Must be a Venice canal.

That’s what I’d always been told anyway.

Actually, I think the smelliness of Venice is greatly overstated. Yes, it’s true that if you get up close there’s a bit of a dirty seawater odour, but it’s only in certain places and it’s hardly overwhelming.

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Our Airbnb was on a canal and we had our bedroom window open all night and it was positively pleasant.

Until a delivery boat parked right below us very early in the morning and the deliverymen started shouting at each other as they unloaded…

Venice Canal 2
Venice Canal 2
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