S. Worthen (owlfish) wrote,
S. Worthen
owlfish

Scale, Part 2



I have hundreds of photos from the Festa della Sensa to go through from this weekend, and instead, I'm posting another cruise ship photo. Several really large cruise ships left harbor late on Saturday afternoon while we were back in the Piazzetta, watching a man playing the Doge and his court and entertainers perform. This was one of the ships, receding past the sculpture of Adam and Eve carved into the corner of the Doge's Palace.

The next day, we watched the bucintoro, previously a mythical creature to me, row out towards the Lido with banks of rowers and a dozen red velvet-clad horn players. We chased after them on the vaporetto, spending several hours out at the Church of S. Nicolò, watching boat races. We crossed the island long enough to gaze out to open sea for a while, across the soft sands of the Lido beach, before heading back for the shade of home.
Tags: venice
Subscribe

  • One more Eurovision song

    I finally bought the album for this year's Eurovision. I listened to it on random today while sorting papers. Much to my surprise, a song came on…

  • Eurovision Entries 2017

    This year's Eurovision song contest features a ridiculously large number of videos with very gloomy visuals, some justified, some not. Over half were…

  • The start of goodbye

    I wrote this for a four-year-old, trying to minimize the amount of challenging vocabulary incorporated. Perhaps someone else out there would like…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments