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Night walk on the Zattere

High tide. It's no longer aqua alta season, so no boots needed, but the high tide can lap over the edges of the embankments even in summer. The water is wilder in the broad Giudecca canal than it is most other places in the city, in smaller, tamer rios.




A vaporetto passes the renovated Molino Stucky building


The Giudecca side of the Giudecca Canal, from the Zattere at night. C. may have taken this one.


The Punta della Dogana was blocked off - possibly construction, possibly keeping the crowds from using the relatively small space for its beautiful views of regatte and other seasonal happenings.

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sartorias
May. 23rd, 2009 10:49 am (UTC)
Gorgeous!
gillo
May. 24th, 2009 07:18 pm (UTC)
I want to go back there!

(sulk)

My daughter starts a three-week intensive language course in Venice in a month, staying on Giudecca. It's a tough life being a student...
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