Thursday, December 20, 2012

Santa Clauses around Venice this Christmas Season

More photos from Venice last weekend ...

Arriving in Venice

Florian Cafe in the rain

Gondolas through the door of the Europa Hotel

Old Glory in La Serenissima

Christmas tree in a palazzo on Piazza Santa Maria Formosa 

The lobby of the Danieli

Umbrellas ready for sale near the Gritti Hotel

Rain on a small canal

Pigments in a paint shop window

San Marco at night 
Where gondolas are built and repaired, across from Fondamenta Nani in Dorsoduro

Delivering Christmas trees near the Strada Nuova

Clouds rolling in behind the newlyweds

Another view from the Europa and Regina Hotel

The planet Jupiter above a Venetian alley

Jupiter and Orion above the Grand Canal

Lute Player on the Accademia Bridge

Buying wine in bulk

Piazza San Marco in the fog