CESENATICO AND THE LEONARDO DA VINCI CANAL

Some comments on a recent photograph makes me think that a re-posting of this blogpost might be useful.

MARI'S TRAVELS WITH HER CAMERA

Leonardo da Vinci Canal

For years now I’ve been totally in love with the region of Emilio-Romagna in Italy, mostly, I admit, because of its food, but my first flirtation with the area came when I visited Cesenatico. It was here that I discovered that the canal that runs through the centre of the town, was designed by Leonardo da Vinci and I was immediately charmed. That the genius who produced so much art could also put his mind to something so mundane, seemed so wonderful. Is there nothing he didn’t design? How had it escaped me?

Canal and Port

Cesenatico has been a popular seaside resort for Italian visitors since the early 20th century, but it wasn’t until the end of the Second World War when people began to seek pleasure in sandy beaches and sun that its tourist trade really took off : Cesenatico’s beaches stretch for over…

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    1. Yes, I am. I’ve been to a funeral today and all the talk was of where we will go when the time is right. Everyone seems a trifle afraid of risking it just yet but one couple are off to Turkey this weekend. I did envy them their confidence, but they said the tipping price was how cheap it all was. Hotels there are desperate for customers that upgrades and discounts are there for the asking.

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