|Flying over Lake Garda en route to Venice.|
|First sight of Venice from the air.|
|One of the speeding private water taxis!|
La Serenissima complete with snow cappedDolomite Mountains behind - that's rare to see!
|Island of San Girogio Maggiore.|
|Bridge of Sighs at sunset|
|Sunset looking towards The Salute.|
|A close up of The Salute.|
|A bright morning looking to San Giorgio - the |
light was sooo intense!
|A church courtyard - but better known |
as the Questura in German film adaptations
of the Donna Leon Brunetti detective
series of books.
|Reflections on a canal.|
|Lovers locks on the Accademia Bridge.|
|These lovers were obviously determined |
to fit their lock somewhere!
|The gondola repair yard at San Trovaso.|
|The view to the Campanile and Doges |
Palace from the Dorsoduro.
|Another bridge, another boat, another reflection.|
|Lovely still water reflections.|
|A lovely mascot on a gondola.|
|These beautiful camellias were in bloom |
near the Accademia.
|The grandeur of bygone days |
hidden in the bushes.
|I was lucky to capture a solitary |
gondola in the Grand Canal!
|A carnival person on the Accademia Bridge.|
|Of course I was heading for Gelateria Nico |
when I went over the Accademia Bridge...
|...there I enjoyed an Aperol Spritz with |
crisps and a pizza slice....
|...and the hot chocolate is TDF!!....|
|...then there is the very famous ice cream - |
raspberry, peach and amaretto here...
|..and one can always take an ice cream |
to walk home with ...pistachio and amaretto!
And no I did not have all of these on the
|A lovely wintry sunshine over the lagoon. |
I will post some carnival photos in another post.
I hope you enjoyed the sights and some flavours