The gondola is the most emblematic symbol of Venice. Before a major means of transportation, it’s now a touristic – and expensive! – attraction.
The Madonna dell’Orto (“Madonna of the Garden”) is a church in Venice, Italy, in the sestiere of Cannaregio. Jacobo Robusti (1518 – 1594), known as Tintoretto, one of Venice most famous painter, who lived and worked just a few blocks away on the Fondamenta dei Mori, is buried with his family in the chapel to the right of the high altar.
The Carnival of Venice (Italian: Carnevale di Venezia) is an annual festival held in Venice, Italy. The Carnival ends with the Christian celebration of Lent, forty days before Easter.
To see Venice under the snow was an old dream: I wasn’t disappointed! Only problem: some snow ended inside one of my two cameras and damaged it.
The Square of the Moors (Campo dei Mori in Italiano) is located in the area of Cannaregio and is called “Campo Dei Mori” because of the presence of 4 oriental figures that were placed there in the wall of a house in 1300.
Constructed from 1887 to 1889 as the entrance to the 1889 World’s Fair, The Eiffel Tower is a wrought-iron lattice tower on the Champ de Mars in Paris, France.
Rio dell’Arsenale is crossing the Venetian Arsenal, a complex of former shipyards and armories clustered together in the city of Venice.
Caffè Florian is a coffee house situated in the Procuratie Nuove of Piazza San Marco, Venice. It was established in 1720, and is the oldest coffee house in continuous operation in Italy, and the oldest in the world.
A replica of the Statue of Liberty is located behind Pont de Grenelle, a bridge in Paris, France, that crosses the Seine river. It connects the city’s 15th and 16th arrondissements, and passes through the Île aux Cygnes.
The Pen-Bron peninsula is the southernmost part of the municipal territory of La Turballe, in Brittany, France. It is a sandy point, surrounded by sea water to the west, …