gondolier


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gondolier

a man who propels a gondola
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I suppose Gino could argue he was already too busy showing us the sights and doing his al fresco cooking - but it was funny that he only appeared to go off the idea once he heard most gondoliers fall overboard 30 to 40 times on their first day.
I think I'm going to start the Nothing Party Comedian Harry Enfield Off with the girls to nab a gondolier. We may not speak Italian, but we are fluent in body language Writer Kathy Lette on holiday in Venice The greatest dancer to grace our planet was Ginger Rogers.
Marco joins his Gondolier papa to take tourists through the canals of Venice, but when a tourist leaves his camera on the gondola, Marco forgets being a gondolier to play sleuth on a race through Venice as he attempts to reunite the lost camera with its red capped tourist owner.
Wonder if she told the gondolier to Shut Up And Drive?
For more than a thousand years, Venice has had gondolas--the long, narrow boats that serve as taxis on the city's canals--but never a female gondolier. Now, after a decade of struggle, Alexandra Hai has become a gondolier, with limits: A court ruled that she can operate a gondola, but only for guests of one hotel.
A POSH theatre is making waves with a wacky plan to hire Ireland's first full - time GONDOLIER.
But while it's always nice to feast your eyes on places like Venice and Florence, the gang of 10 adventurers included some very unappealing and arrogant individuals - not least Adrian the vicar, who referred to a gondolier as a "cretin".
Although the conscientious farmer and butcher are content in their chosen vocation, the indolent servant and the dishonest gondolier fear the consequences of abuse and neglect.
Local Florida newspaper the Venice Gondolier recently reported that Sarasota County plans to purchase five new Ford Escape hybrid sport utility vehicles (SUVs) for use in the county fleet.
P aolo and Francesca, who in his version 'steer/so lightly by the starless wind, they seem/a ghostly gondola and gondolier' are not so described by Dante, but the beautiful image conveys the sad monotony of the lovers' fate.
Other "accidental adventures" include a Sumo wrestling lesson, a Texas cattle auction, and an ill-fated stint as a gondolier in Venice's Grand Canal, at the climax of which he comes face to face with the sea creature of the title.