Category Archives: Sea

Granville Island Market, Vancouver

Immediately south of downtown Vancouver lies Granville Island. The fact that this is actually a peninsula gives me room to think that locals have a thing for giving the wrong names to places, a suspicion that is confirmed by the … Continue reading

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Sailing to Vancouver: a journey across the Georgia Straits

The ferry has barely had the time to leave the jetty that the rudder is already making the big boat steer westwards, avoiding an impending wall of rocks. There, in front of us, lies a branch of open waters, fringed … Continue reading

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Genoa: a charmy lady sailing through stormy seas

There was, once, the Industrial Triangle. It was composed by Milan, Turin and Genoa and it was, basically, what propped Italy into the G7 club. Turin had the cars, Genoa the shipyards and Milan basically everything else. Then the 1990s came … Continue reading

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Backbone of the city: a praise for Istanbul’s ferries

Istanbul lies in probably the best geographical location in the whole world; its strategic importance might not be as prime as it used to be when the Byzantine Emperors used to run the shop, but its looks are still as … Continue reading

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