27 Oct 2005

Death and Venice - Part 3 - Nostalgia and Decay, Jazz and Jets

From Appointment, 7:00 pm on 27 October 2005
Rialto Bridge, Venice

Rialto Bridge, Venice Photo: Public Domain

Nostalgia and Decay, Jazz and Jets

On the Lido, the island and sand bar which protects the lagoon and the city from the full force of the Adriatic, large elegant hotels were built for moneyed tourists wanting an aristocratic milieu and access to sea bathing. One crossed the road to the beach each day and set up in one of the pretty pavilions provided by the hotel.

  • Death and Venice - Part 1 - Power, Pleasure and Mortality
  • Death and Venice - Part 2 - From Birth to Glory

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