Mum drawing my burnt toast in her diary
(don't ask, but she found it amusing)
My burnt toast (bloody toaster)
Mum's sketch of my burnt toast
From La Guidecca looking towards Salute and San Marco
Invasion of the Giant cruise Ships!
She played the accordian, he sang opera - very nice indeed!
Fruit and veg stall where Mum bought some cherries
Losing that unlovely shade of English Milkbottle
Spritz, the classic Venetian drink (very delicious!)
Accademia vaporetto stop
Ponte dell Accademia
Looking up the Grand Canal from Ponte dell Accademia
Stone lion in garden of Pal. Cavalli Franchetti
(home of Archduke Ferdinand)
Garden of Pal. Cavalli Franchetti to the left
Stick Figures in Peril!
Front seat of the vaporetto (best for view and sun!)
Tourist shot of Rialto Bridge (inc. tourists)
I loved these Venetian winged lions :)
Mum: I said she looked like a Hamster
Mum: the result of the above comment
Riva degli Schiavoni
Butcher specialising in horse meat
The mouth-watering Rialto Market
Cuttlefish or squid (something inky anyway)
I have a Bit of a Thing for photographing my feet
in-situ wherever I happen to be
It was a Custard Tart - but now it's gone.
Detailing the juxtaposition of ancient Venetian architecture
clashing in a faux startled manner with contemporary
Zeitgeist and sociocultural evolution (blah, blah, blah)
What Mark could have had as a present from Venice
(he got a tasteful silk tie and
choc-covered coffee beans instead)
Mum in the courtyard of Galleria Franchetti in
the Ca d'Oro
The galleria overlooks the Grand Canal
More Stick Figures in Peril!
Yet another Spritz (I drank quite a lot of them)
Seen on a wall near our apartment
An obscenely large private yacht that seemed to particularly
get Mum's goat (for being large and ostentatious)
Last drinks at Ristorante San Giorgio
on Riva degli Schiavoni
Goodbye Venezia ..... until next time .......