Murano: The Island With the Glass Making

Beautiful Pictures now I have a better sense of where the lovely glass bowl I have comes from.

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Whenever I think of Veneto, the first place that comes to my mind is Venice. With Venice comes its narrow alleys and bridges, handsome gondoliers, romantic canals and stunning piazzas. Another thing that comes to mind with it are the islands that complete the Venetian lagoon.

Murano is one such charming island which I had the chance to visit twice. Famous for its glass making, Murano is an easy vaporetto ride from Venice. While I won’t bore you with history, I should tell you how fun it is to see glass being made in front of you. There are no tours required here, its free of charge, all you have to do is reach Murano 😉

DSC04342 Murano

DSC00797 From the vaporetto

Once in Murano, find a glass making factory (there are quite a few) and enjoy the experience. I was astounded by the patience and friendliness of the glass makers. The factory that I entered…

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