Water Taxi to Venice Airport

The water taxi ride to Venice Airport is another one of those things that costs some money but is worth it. Here’s the video, leaving the heart of Venice all the way to the airport. Stay with it to see an airplane on final approach. You’ll see plenty of action in the small canals, too.

Enjoy the journey where you’re going.

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Rialto Bridge, Venice, Italy

Another one of those must-see place, the Rialto Bridge definitely has its charm. Best seen from a gondola ride:

DSC_3588On terra firma, you can see how crowded it is:

DSC_3544Packed with visitors and junk sellers. Detracts a little from the experience. Walk over then find a good restaurant a few minutes away.

Published in: on December 12, 2018 at 1:11 pm  Comments (1)  
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Gondola Ride, Venice, Italy

 

As long as we’re in Venice, let’s go for a Gondola ride. Some may think this is a silly tourist adventure. Forget that. It was fun and interesting to see the buildings at water level, passing through the smaller canals for a peek at how life flows in this exotic city. Check it out:

There was some singing, lots of photos, and great views of some Venice sights. Highly recommend this to all.

Published in: on December 11, 2018 at 1:30 pm  Comments (1)  
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Dredge and Survey

Here’s another photo from the dredging of the back basin at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. This time, you see the survey boat checking the depth.

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There was also some moorings built during this project. I hope to get some more photos soon. Stay tuned.