Antonio Violi

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Scuola Grande di San Marco, Venice, Italy

My Top 10 Photos of 2018 (Part 2)

“Each new day is a blank page in the diary of your life. The secret of success is in turning that diary into the best story you possibly can. I wish you Happy New Year and diary full of best stories ever written in your life.” – Laozi


Here is Part 2 of my 10 favorite photos of 2018. Seeing them together, I notice that in all the pictures there is water. This time not the sea (see Part 1) but rivers, lake and the canals of Venice. If I were accustomed to introspection probably I should ask myself why, in my favorite pictures, there is always water… Ah, it could be a good resolution for 2019.

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Gondolas moored in front of the church of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy

Venice – Gondolas

Thinking of Venice, Italy, one automatically thinks of Gondolas and Gondoliers. As a child I really thought that the Venetians would go to work, to school or go shopping on a Gondola. They probably did so in the past. Today the Venetians move on foot or by Vaporetto (Waterbus). On the Gondolas there are only tourists. Unthinkable to visit Venice without a City Tour on a Gondola and sharing photos on Instagram.

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