Were gondoliers and gondola-makers of yesterday’s Venice the coal-miners of America today?

by Rashmee

Posted on April 17, 2017


One of the last gondola workshops in Venice is to be found near the Ponte San Trovaso, on the Fondamenta Nani. It’s the Squero San Trovaso, just north of the Zattere Vaporetto stop. I looked at the men in the boatyard, busily engaged on a site that is said to have opened 400 years ago, … Continue reading “Were gondoliers and gondola-makers of yesterday’s Venice the coal-miners of America today?”

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK