Venezia

April 07, 2013-VeniceSanMarco-4569

San Marco

Piazza San Marco is the largest square in Venice.  The square is home to Basilica San Marco, a clock tower and is lined with procuracies (offices or homes of procurators).  The piazza has been known to flood during high water surges in the summer! For more about my trip to Venice, see the following post below: […]

April 07, 2013-VeniceRialto-4547

Ponte di Rialto

The Rialto Bridge is Venice is one of the four bridges crossing the Grand Canal.  The present day bridge was first constructed in 1588. For more about my trip to Venice, see the following post below: Sunday, April 7th: (Venice): http://cameronpiper.com/venezia/ _____________________________ The weather here has been in the high 60’s, low 70’s! I hopped […]

April 07, 2013-Venice-4518

Venezia

Venezia (Venice, Italy), is a ‘floating’ city off the northeastern coast of Italy.  The  city was built on 118 small islands, and it is currently sinking back into the Mediterranean Ocean at roughly two millimeters per year.  First populated in the fifth century, Venice is rated as the second most popular tourist city in Italy. […]