Venice: The Most Improbable of Cities

Code: SL42001

Dates: November 21, 2019

Meets: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

Sessions: 1

Course Fee: $39.00

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Venezia is the Queen of the Adriatic, La Serenissima, the mercantile and maritime Republic of 1,000 years, a vast museum, a triumph of human will over Nature, once a beehive of espionage, the Xanadu, luxury and pleasure capital of Europe, the Mecca of extraordinary personalities and zenith of all Grand Tours … yet even today, Venice remains in so many ways, an enigma. Explore Venice's complexities, contradictions and paradoxes and discover some of its many secrets and celebrate the city of myth, mystery, might and majesty that has captured the imagination of dreamers and travelers alike for hundreds of years. Includes antipasto, Italian wine, beer & soda.
Fee: $39.00

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Carla Gambescia

Carla Gambescia is the author of the acclaimed book La Dolce Vita University: An Unconventional Guide to Italian Culture from A-to-Z, a rousing tribute to Italy, Italians and a culture that has contributed so much to the world. The book was the winner of the Silver Prize for “Best Travel Book of the Year 2019” awarded by the North American Travel Journalists Association. A native of Philadelphia, Carla is also a marketing executive, former restaurateur and avid traveler; she co-created the Giro del Gelato bike tour which won OUTSIDE Magazine’s Best Trip in Western Europe.

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