Venice Links

Venice flag What would locals like visitors to know about Venice, Italy? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Videos Italy’s “Floating City” is sinking under its sea level and the weight of mass tourism. Now residents of Venice are fighting to save its soul before it vanishes, as Samantha Hawley reports. HeadlinesVenice finally …

Italy

Photo: GSFC, Snow in Italy Italy is located on the Italian Peninsula in Southern Europe and on the two largest islands in the Mediterranean Sea, Sicily and Sardinia. Italy shares its northern, Alpine boundary with France, Switzerland, Austria, and Slovenia. The independent states of San Marino and the Vatican City are enclaves within the Italian …

Rome

Photo: Arboreus, Pini Romani Rome is the capital of Italy and the country’s largest and most populated city. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/CyxsHwoLgdzCf2F87 HeadlinesRomans revolt as tourists turn their noses up at city’s decay – Guardian Marketsmercatoditestaccio.itFacebook Museumshttp://www.keats-shelley-house.org – @Keats_Shelley Elsewhere on the Webmetrocspa.it Planeta.com

Pompeii

Pompeii was an ancient city located in what is now the comune of Pompei near Naples in the Campania region of Italy. Pompeii is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Italy, with approximately 2.5 million visitors annually. Elsewhere on the Web pompeiisites.org Embedded Tweets WikipediaPompeii Planeta

Italy Links

Italy Flag Links related to Italy presented in somewhat random fashion: HeadlinesHiking guides as a bridge leading to increased tourism sustainability in protected areasThe tourists are leaving Italy. Now catastrophe looms Parksparks.it FacebookTestaccio Food Market Leaning Tower of Pisaopapisa.it/enLeaning Tower of Pisa ‘now leaning less’ – BBC Capricittadicapri.itcapri.comWikipediaBlueprint for Living CremonaThe dark future for the …

Tuscany

Wikipedia: Tuscany is a region in central Italy with an area of about 23,000 square kilometres (8,900 square miles) and a population of about 3.8 million inhabitants (2013). The regional capital is Florence (Firenze). WikipediaArno Planeta.com

Sicily

Photo: Tony, Cefalu Spotlight on Sicily Recommended listeningSicily singsA literary guide to Sicily Mongibello = Mount Etnact.ingv.it – youtubeguidetna.itvolcanodiscoveryWikipedia Planeta.com

Sardinia

Photo: Faro di Capo Sant’Elia Sardinia is an island in the Mediterranean Sea and politically one of the 20 regions of Italy. It is the second-largest island in the Mediterranean Sea after Sicily, and is located west of the Italian Peninsula, north of Tunisia, and to the immediate south of the French island of Corsica. …

Venice

Photo: Roberto Trombetta, 2016 Venice (Venezia) is a city in northeastern Italy and the capital of the Veneto region. It is situated across a group of 117 small islands that are separated by canals and linked by bridges. These are located in the marshy Venetian Lagoon which stretches along the shoreline, between the mouths of …

Bosa, Italy

Photo: Nighttime Bosa is a town and comune in the province of Oristano, part of the Sardinia region of Italy. Bosa is situated about two-thirds of the way up the west coast of Sardinia, on a small hill, about 3 kilometres inland on the north bank of the Temo River. Wikipedia Bosa Planeta Italy Italy …