tonight Mr Paula and I returned from Venice. After my lucky trip earlier this year we decided to explore the Lido and Venezia together.
When I was packing my bags back home, I made one decision, which had some impact on the whole trip: I decided against fleece, GoreTex, Sympatex and waterproof jackets. Instead I brought loden, cashmere and new wool. And, most important: no backbag, but a
|Venice, the city where even pizza furnaces come with style. Pictured: il forno at ROSSOPOMODORO near San Marco|
I don't know about you and how it makes you feel to be a tourist in a city where the citizens are molto elegante. I enjoyed the fact that my appearance leaned more towards "molto elegante" and less towards "tourist". I guess this photo says it all:
|Tourists at the Palazzo Ducale, including me.|
|Me, casual day, at the Ca' d'Oro, wearing a coat instead of Jack Wolfskin_mammut_Northland_northface_etc_etc|
|Earlier today at the Lido di Venezia|
|Me, channeling Bärbel - Bärbel with a capital B like BOLD in the BEST way :-)|
|Those shadows at the Palazzo del Cinema in the morning light were fun.|
|Me where I belong: on a bike, circling the Lido di Venezia|
|Yes, thy bike was not my size. So what! ;-p|
Yep, there is more to say about Venice, which makes this posting Part 1.
More small adventures to come.
Before I end Part 1, let me solve one "riddle".
This is what I have been looking at at the Palazzo Ducale photo at the beginning of this posting) – another bridge in Venice: