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This adorable gondolier rowed past us while we enjoying the best meal of our lives at Ristorante da Raffaele. Such a cutie! Oh how I miss Italian men.
Here Mama is standing outside the front door of her previous apartment. It was a wonderful place and Mama has become good friends with her landlady. (We weren’t able to […]
I love to find smiles in random objects. This smiling boat greeted me outside of our little porch and I just had to share!
This is the last armless bridge in Venice (meaning are no railings/walls for safety). This bridge is just down the street from the apartment Mama rented when she first fell […]
Around a corner, across a bridge. I have no idea where I was, but I was struck by the inherent beauty. I just love Venice. Like I said, getting lost […]
I walked into a room in the Peggy Guggenheim Museum, saw this wall lined with beautiful blue glass against the irons with the Grand Canal as backdrop, and my fingers […]
Found on the island of Murano, this magnificent glass sculpture is incredibly massive. You can’t miss it down the walkway from the vaporetto (waterbus) stop.
There are tons of gelato shops in Venice, but they are not all created equal! Many of the little hole in the wall shops sell very chemical tasting, terrible stuff. […]