A short walk on the Navigli

The Navigli, the old Milanese canals, are the hotspot for nightlife in the city. I usually avoid them later in the day in Summer, especially on Saturdays, they lose much of their quaintness to the drove of tourists and partying Milanese. Yesterday, though, I had to wade the crowds to reach my subway station, and […]

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Redefossi Canal

It’s hard to imagine that Milan used to be as full of canals as Venice, except when a waterway suddenly pops up in the most unexpected places. The Redefossi is part of the ancient Navigli system, that extended far beyond the current. Today, Naviglio Grande and Naviglio Pavese are amongst the Milan attractions, with their […]

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