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In Soul · 3d ago

CORNWALL 2017: The Facebook Preview

Let's take a break from our Venice/Verona trip!We just got back from Cornwall late last night, minutes before midnight, and are now up and at it in getting settled back in.  You know how tha...
In Soul · 1W ago

VERONA 2017: Piazza Erbe and the House of Juliet

Let's mix things up a bit and go back to Verona!  Specifically, let's go to the center of Verona's commercial and administrative life:  the Piazza Erbe.I love this map because it shows the m...
In Soul · 2W ago

VENICE 2017: The San Michele Island Cemetery

So, after lunch on Murano (last post), we hopped on the vaporetto for the 1.5 km. ride to the San Michele island, which we had passed that morning.See how close it is, halfway between Venice...
In Soul · 3W ago

VENICE 2017: Murano

As you see, I'm moving along as soon as I get a new batch of images done, determined to get through the Venice-Verona trip as quickly as possible.  The method to my madness is partly because...
In Soul · 3W ago

Watercolor Sunday and Saturday's Color: April 2017

I know, I know!  The year is flying off the calendar.  ONE THIRD of it is now gone!  But for May 1, May Day, let's cover April properly.  Can you believe we actually had 5 full weekends in o...
In Soul · 3W ago

VENICE 2017: The Mazzorbo and Burano Islands

After lunch in Torcello (last post), the farthest-out island in the Venetian lagoon, we hopped on the vaporetto to the nearby islands of Mazzorbo and Burano on our way back to Venice. You ca...
In Soul · 4W ago

VENICE 2017: Torcello Island and the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

As you surely know by now, Astrid and I tried to see every possible place of interest while in Venice during our 7 days. Torcello, the island farthest away and to the north of Venice, was on...
In Soul · 1M ago

VENICE 2017: The Chimneys

How about something none of us expected!  I guess when you're always looking up for weathervanes...but don't find them...you're happy to notice what IS there.So I collected them!How can you ...
In Soul · 1M ago

VENICE 2017: The Gondolas and Gondoliers

There's just waaaaaaaay too much to show-n-tell about Venice (and Verona) without tackling it willy-nilly, if you don't mind, going with whatever strikes my fancy in the moment.In this case,...
In Soul · 1M ago

VENICE 2017: The San Simeone Piccolo Crypt

Here's your chance to connect some dots!  HA!Astrid and I knew we were traveling by train from Venice to Verona on Friday, March 31, a week after we arrived in Italy.  And because we don't l...