Belmond Hotel Cipriani in Venice Celebrates Agatha Christie’s B-DayNews 6 July 2015
July 1, marked the 125th birthday of mystery writer extraordinaire, Agatha Christie.
In 1934, Ms. Christie traveled from Venice to Istanbul on the Venice Simplon-Orient-Express, penning one of her finest stories, Murder on the Orient–Express!
To commemorate this grand journey,the grand gastronomic gala feast took place at the Belmond Hotel Cipriani’s swimming pool, overlooking the Venice lagoon. Besides good eats – prepared by the chefs David Bisetto – there were champagne cocktails, vintage decorations and entertainment evoking the golden age of Christie’s travel.