VENICIA-(Venice)

July 1999

Paris Milan Venice Florence Rome Pisa/Nice

Venice is situated on 120 islands formed by 177 canals between the mouth of the Po and Piave rivers and the Adriatic sea.  The island on which the city is built are connected by about 400 bridges.  The Grand Canal, about 3 km (2 miles) long, winds trough Venice dividing the city into two nearby equal portion.  Many consider Venice one of the most beautiful cities in the World and I have to agree.

Close by San Marcos place. I am standing on 1 of 400 bridges in Venice

 

In Venice the common transportation is via Boat.

View from the boat as you enter Venice

San Marcos Plaza

   
A gondolier taking tourists on a tour....

Venice is very colorful!

Gondola propelled by a single oar, are used mainly by tourists- We decided  to skip this, too steep for my pocket! 

 


View from our boat

Waiting for the guys to finish their shopping!  Yes, this is very rare... the girls are waiting for the guys.

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