Burano


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Burano

(bo͞orä`nō), former town, now part of Venice, in Venetia, NE Italy, built on four islets in the Lagoon of Venice. It is a fishing center and has been famous for its lace since the 15th cent.
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Our favourite restaurant in the world is the Trattoria Da Romano in Burano, in the Venetian lagoon.
Among the product debuts are: Acquarius, a double-tiered brushed stainless-steel base that houses seven hand-blown glass cylinders in a range of colors, as well as a hand-finished pale-green glass vase and a tea-light candle; H2O, hand-blown glass vases that are offered in amber with ivory threads, aquamarine with ivory threads and red with coral threads encircling the vase stem; Boa, a hand-blown glass vase that features a cone atop a bowl; Torcello, a hand-blown, opaque coral-colored glass vessel with an interlaced surface pattern created using gold and silver leaf; and Burano, a black-and-white vessel that features a high-sided bowl atop a column.
There's Murano, famous for its glass-blowing, and Burano, with a tilted bell tower and square houses painted in lime, strawberry and lemon.
Venetian lace, handwoven on the nearby island of Burano, is world-renowned.
The seven-furlong handicap looks a minefield and a chance is taken on BURANO (2.
Kieren Fallon, in the saddle that day, is set to partner Burano for Brian Meehan, with Jarvis' 5lbclaiming apprentice Michael Murphy pencilled in for King's Warrior.
After seeing the main sights, there is plenty of time to lose yourself in the narrow streets, to go to Burano, to join the locals on the vaporetto boats, the city's local transportation, or to listen to the music on St.
Another day out was a trip to the islands of Burano, Murano and
Burano was our favorite, a small island in the lagoon with brightly coloured houses which my eight-yearold, Abi, likened to the children's TV programme Balamory.
If there's time have a day trip to the nearby islands of Murano, famous for glass, or nearby Burano and Torcello.
FASCINATING: Linda Haywood discovers the attractions of Burano' PEACEFUL MOMENT: the sun sets over the memorable Venice skyline' FASCINATING: Linda Haywood discovers the attractions of Burano