Venice

Gondolas and a view to San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy

Gondolas and a view to San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of some gondolas tied up in San Marco with a view to the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy. It was a quiet day for the gondoliers of San Marco when we wandered past. Most of their gondolas were waiting, with their bright blue covers pulled across them. The… Read More

Crowded Canal in Venice, Italy

Crowded Canal in Venice, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of a crowded canal in the busy San Marco area of Venice, Italy. San Marco is the area where you will find the largest crowds as it has a lot of the major tourist attractions of Venice, most notable of which is Piazza San Marco and St Mark’s Basilica. The large… Read More

Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy

Tourists admire Piazza San Marco in Venice, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is an old one of Piazza San Marco (St Mark’s Square) in the heart of Venice, Italy. In this photo, a group of tourists is admiring the view to St Mark’s Cathedral and the enormous Campanile (clock tower) that towers over the piazza. I remember first stepping foot into St Mark’s Square… Read More

A canal in Castello in Venice, Italy

Getting lost in the Castello district of Venice

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There really is no other place like Venice. It’s unique location built on low islands in a lagoon in Northern Italy, along with it’s old and beautiful architecture, history and culture make it a must see destination for tourists. In fact, sometimes the amount of tourists in Venice can be truly overwhelming. San Marco, the… Read More

Photo Essay: Venice Flooded

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Venice is one of my favourite cities in Italy, and I can actually say it is certainly one of the most amazing places I have visited in the world. Just wandering around and getting lost in it’s maze of streets was the best part of all, but something that I noticed a lot of when… Read More

Stairs at the entrance of the Doge's Palace in Venice, italy

Visiting the Doge’s Palace in Venice, Italy

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We had a late start on our first morning in Venice. Our trip through Italy was coming to an end, and we were now at the point where we just wanted to take things slower after all of the full on days of sightseeing we had done so far. My plan today was to do… Read More

Photo: Leaning Bell Tower in Venice

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Whilst lost in the streets of the Castello district in Venice, I came across this leaning campanile (bell tower). There are so many churches in Venice that it is hard to work out exactly which church is which, but I think this is at the church of San Giorgio dei Greci, which along with the campanile… Read More

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