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Venice: Departure

Venice: Departure

Such a shame to have to leave but an amazing taxi ride to the airport always makes it a little less painful!

Venice: Murano — Trattoria Busa alla Torre

Venice: Murano — Trattoria Busa alla Torre

Always fun to see LeLe. The food is good but I go for LeLe. Stop for lunch before you go shopping!

Venice: Murano

Venice: Murano

Murano

Venice: Evening Walk

Venice: Evening Walk

A few images from an evening walk through Venice – so peaceful and so beautiful.

Venice: Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo

Venice: Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo

The Basilica di San Giovanni e Paolo is one of the largest churches in Venice. It was designed in the Italian Gothic style and completed in the 1430’s. Amazing to have a tour in the evening. So lucky.

Venice: Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

Venice: Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta

Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. An example of Venetian-Byzantine architecture, one of the most ancient religious edifices in the Veneto and containing the earliest mosaics in the area of Venice built in 639.

Venice: Doge’s Palace

Venice: Doge’s Palace

Another amazing tour! The Doge’s Palace was built in the Venetian Gothic style, and is one of the most important landmarks of Venice. The palace was the residence of the Doge of Venice who was the supreme authority of the former Republic of Venice.

Venice: Torcello — Restaurant Osteria al Ponte del Diavolo

Venice: Torcello — Restaurant Osteria al Ponte del Diavolo

  Great trip to Torcello. Osteria al Ponte del Diavolo is a fantastic restaurant. The sun was beaming and we were able to sit in the garden outside although the terrace and the room inside were very nice as well. Amazing fritto misto and superb […]

Venice: Boat Tour

Venice: Boat Tour

Fantastic afternoon boat tour over to Lido. Being October, everything is closed – can only imagine it in full swing during the summer.

Venice: Il Forcolaio Matto

Venice: Il Forcolaio Matto

Learning about this craft was truly remarkable. Piero Dri opened his shop to us and shared the history of Il Forcolaio. He is one of a small group of craftsmen in Venice who makes (and repairs) oars and oar locks. An oar lock is a […]