Monday, December 19, 2011

I took a walk in Venice today and this is what I saw...

Blue lights against a blue winter sky reflecting more blue on the iron lid of a waterwell-Campo SS. Apostoli

Sottoportico near Rialto Bridge

Ice Skating Rink Campo San Polo, Venice

A view from a very famous bridge, Rialto

Thun ceramic manger figures facing St. Mark's Square

Thun ornaments decorate Christmas tree set beside the Church of San Marco

Il Leoncino "the little lion" guarding the manger in St. Mark's Square

Sottoportico in St. Mark's Square dressed for Christmas

Starry lights above Strada Nova

Night falling early-Winter in Venice


  1. Beautiful Marie!! Buon Natale!

  2. Marie, What spectacular photographs. The thing that makes the holidays in Italy so special is the lights...they are my favorite thing. How lucky that you live in one of the most wonderful cities in the world!! Auguri to you and your family. Toni

  3. Venice is looking beautiful for Christmas. Have a good Christmas and New Year I look forward to following you in 2012.

  4. Excellent photos, and an excellent tour of some of Venice near Christmas.

    Buon natale, Marie.


  5. Molta Bella, Venezia è sempre magnifico, splendido, e un sogno. grazie per con ci condivide.

    Buon Natale e Buon Capodanno!

  6. How beautiful. We were in Venice in September and I wondered what it would be like in the winter and around Christmas. Thank so much for sharing your life and your beautiful city.

  7. My favorite city in Italy you are so lucky to live in such a wonderful city. The city never looked so beautiful. I am sure you recapture your city this time of the year when all the visitors are gone. Have a Happy and Healthy New Year.
    Donna New Jersey

  8. I didn't expect to like Venice, but I loved it and these pictures remind me how much! Thank you.

  9. Oh, how very beautiful! I loved Venice, and though I know it gets very cold in winter, it must be lovely to be there for Christmas.

  10. I was there in September for two weeks when it was hot and humid. I would love to go back at Christmas sometime... Beautiful!

  11. I was in Venice for two weeks in September when it was hot and humid. I would love to go back sometime in the winter. It looks so beautiful!