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I adore Guidecca (& am scouring the real estate listings on the island) I learned so much! Your descriptions of the market days is going to be so useful.

What a tragedy about your confiscated bay leaves 💔

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I'd completely forgotten that we can no longer bring in plant material from the EU. I was really upset because they'd been grown by the women and given to me. The mushroom stalls on the entirety of Venice reminded me of the mushrooms in 'Fantasia'. They were technicolour!

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The Giudecca Island is where I first lived in Venice and it still holds a special place in my heart. There's a quiet and intimacy there that you can hardly find in other spots. And just across the canal the whole world awaits you. Just perfect.

Thank you for this beautiful post Nic!

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I am so pleased you liked it. I always worry writing about places like this because it is too easy to stereotype. Giudecca is a favourite place of ours, my husband and I, to stay on.

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Your affection for the island transpires and that's beautiful. Now I can't wait to be there again, it's been a long time!

(Writing about Venice can be tricky for Venetians, too)

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I can imagine! I love Venice so much.

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Sep 9, 2022Liked by Nic Miller

We always love exploring the quieter, more residential neighbourhoods of Venice and Guidecca is so lovely for that. Beautiful post, really enjoyed it!

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Thank you lovely. I am looking forward to seeing pics your trip to Korea!

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Sep 9, 2022Liked by Nic Miller

I shall be posting MANY!

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Are you going to Busan?

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I very much enjoyed this beautifully written guide to Giudecca. Youve made me want to visit there as soon as possible, and alos I felt ravenous after reading it!

I shall certainly use this article as a basis for a trip there......

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This makes me feel happy. It is a glorious place of many contrasts. The light, the sounds, the smells -everything.

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