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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Wide Angle View, Venice, Italy

My little Nikon 1 AW has served me well for the past 4 plus years. I have a wide angle lens on it most of the time and with good results. Here’s one of my favorite snaps from this visit to Italy:DSC_3524There’s a lot going on in that photo. WordPress squashes it, which is aggravating because it’s practically a panorama of the scene.

 

Published in: on December 17, 2018 at 1:42 pm  Leave a Comment  
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St. Mark’s Square, Venice, Italy

St. Mark’s Square is that famous central gathering spot in Venice, the one you see on the travel shows. Here’s a look at it on a quiet evening with a lovely couple taking a photo:

BU214S8TSJaUMYK1qmUrqgDuring the day, things are crowded but on this morning, I got lucky.

DSC_3529There’s the famous clock to be seen with the many visitors:

DSC_3538And here’s a view from the canal, which shows why this place easily floods:

DSC_3613Enjoy Venice!

Published in: on December 14, 2018 at 12:48 pm  Leave a Comment  
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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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