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[21 May 2010 | One Comment | ]
The Vogalonga – Venice Carnival on water

One of the most fascinating marathon-on-water of Venice, the “Vogalonga” , is back this Sunday 23rd of May.
The “Vogalonga” (long row) is a cheerful free event to watch (either way is only €18 to participate in the rowing) that sees gondola, canoes, dragon boats, traditional Venetian rowing boats like the elegant “balotina” or any sort of imaginative craft-with-oars of any size and shapes, even crazy swimmers sometimes join along, battling in this non-competitive 30-km race across the Venice Lagoon, en route to Burano and Murano, and back down the Grand …