The name “gondola” comes from the word “boat”. This definition is given in the Venetian dictionary of Matinelli. Another name is “sea eel” (gonger). Indeed, gracefully, silently, it seems to glide along the surface of the river, easily fit into turns and turn around in place. The boat is 11 meters long and 1.40 meters wide. These are generally accepted sizes; you cannot change them. The right side is slightly narrower than the left (the difference is almost 30 centimeters). Due to asymmetry, it is maneuverable, it is easy to rotate and even rotate in one place. The bottom of the gondola is flat and therefore it is stable. It is controlled by one oar, so that even in a narrow channel two boats can stretch out. A boatman stands behind. In contrast to his nose is a metal tip with six protrusions (mind you, it’s just so many areas in Venice). Another function is to show the height and probability of passage under the bridge. Gondola Continue reading
The article describes the most favorite regions of Italy by tourists, where they are willing to spend more than 20 thousand euros on a luxury vacation. Italy is famous for its beautiful architecture, picturesque landscapes and unsurpassed cuisine. All this makes it one of the best countries for luxury tourism. A list of the most popular regions of Italy, where those who are willing to spend about 20 thousand dollars on a trip go on vacation. In this list, everyone will find a place to their liking: here are small cities with colorful houses, and luxury hotels on the lake, and islands with paradise beaches. So, the 10 best places for a luxury vacation in Italy Amalfi – a resort and a monument city. Continue reading
A bike tour around Rimini includes a tour of ancient fortresses. Most of the defensive structures were once owned by the Malatesta family, who ruled the land in the fourteenth century. Explore all these sights of Italy is best by bike, starting your journey with Riccione or Rimini. It’s not necessary to change your “place of location” all the time, since any cycling tour fits on one day and allows you to return to your place even before dark.
To explore the most interesting medieval real estate you will need about a week, given that every day you will drive through hilly terrain for 40-60 km. Tours to Italy are always interesting and you can get acquainted with the sights of the country on wikiway – a guide to countries and cities. Continue reading