S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen

Acqua alta

There was acqua alta today, literally "high water", peaking at 110 cm above sea level, which meant the low-lying parts of Venice flood. The pull of the nearly-full moon was augmented by a warm sirocco blowing in. Here are four potted plants at the Camerlenghi, normally a usable campo on the edge of the Grand Canal, near the Rialto.
Tags: travelogue, venice
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