My family and I visited Venice in 2005 on a holiday and it was our favourite city of the trip. It was as beautiful as I remember, and I was thrilled to show it to Rob.  I was enamoured  by a city with no roads. Apparently, the city is built on millions of pinewood piles driven deep into the compressed clay-mud base which, over time, petrified in the absence of oxygen. Then, a series of horizontal planks and marble like […]