gondolier


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gondolier

a man who propels a gondola
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Winners are nominated and voted on by Venice Gondolier Sun readers and subscribers.
He paid off his gondolier and, stiffening his spine, trod with a lordly air up the green-stained steps to the tall, carved doors.
There are several productions of the better known Gilbert and Sullivan collaborations on in the area at the moment, such as Pirates of Penzance and The Mikado, but no-one seemed to be interested in putting on The Gondoliers," says Harding-Roberts, a barrister by day and am-dram guru by night, who says tickets for The Gondoliers are the best selling of the festival's three productions.
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.
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".
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.
Venice-born Silvano Jaqubi claims he is England's first gondolier.
A WOMAN who tried to become Venice's first female gondolier has flunked the test for a third time.
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.
AN American's hopes of becoming the first woman gondolier have been sunk.
LAS VEGAS It was as if 16th century Venice had collided with 21st century Las Vegas by way of Hollywood as employees of newly minted Strip resort the Venetian, dressed in plumed period garb, mixed with co-workers in gondolier stripes and a formally attired VIP throng of gaming and showbiz power players as well as assorted celebs last week.