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In the Press: The Age – Gondolas at starboard

Helen Anderson sets out from the splendid Hotel Cipriani by kayak for an afternoon of exploring Venice’s waterways.

‘Wonderful!” exclaims a Japanese tourist. He jumps to his feet, causing the gondola to rock and the sour-faced gondolier to curse, then aims his long lens and starts taking photographs. Of me. A little later, an American family of four stops on a bridge, slack-jawed, then points and giggles. At me.

via Venice, Italy | Gondolas at starboard.

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