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Venice Storm!

■ 16 May 2012 by James Martin

Sometimes (actually quite often), a storm allows you to see a city in a whole different way. Photography is just the capture of light bouncing willy-nilly from objects and molecules, and a storm can change things in a big way as in:

venice storm

But walk out to the end of this Cannaregio canal and look at the snow on the mountains across the Venice Lagoon:

venice lagoon picture

All this after a fine meal at Osteria Bea Vita, the first that didn’t have a bit of seafood in it. Also a first for Italy: Waitresses that smiled! And often!

Must be the weather. Or my Italian.

Venice Storm! originally appeared on WanderingItaly.com May 16, 2012, © James Martin.

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