Although the heart of Venice is undoubtedly St. Mark’s Square, for over a millenium the business center has been Rialto. The name was derived from the river high bank – Rivo altus. In addition to the most beautiful bridge of Renaissance Italy, Mercato di Rialto is also the main city market. It was divided according to the type of goods which were sold here: Beccaria – for meats, Caseria – for cheese, Drapperia – for fabric and silk, Erbaria – for vegetables and Pescheria for fish.
It was a spontaneous idea to create this blog. I named it “potpourri” because it is a mixture into which – instead of dried blossoms, leaves, spices and wood chops – I have mixed my impressions from my trips, adding the aroma of exotic places and the recipes with interesting stories. I also consider travelling to be the spices of life and hope that this blend of travelpotpourri will inspire you too to travel and discover the world…Read More
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