Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

Reflection in a canal Venice

Venice – A City of Reflections

The name is derived from the ancient tribe of Veneti that inhabited the region in Roman times. The city historically was the capital of a powerful and successful sea-born independent city-state. Venice has been known as the “La Dominante”, “Serenissima”, “Queen of the Adriatic”, “City of Water”, “City of Masks”, “City of Bridges”, “The Floating City” and “City of Canals”.  It stretches across one hundred and seventeen small islands in the marshy Venetian Lagoon along the Adriatic Sea and the salt water lagoon stretches along the shoreline between the mouths of the Po (south) and the Piave (north) Rivers.

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9 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

  1. LaLindaArtStudio

    Beautiful photo!

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  2. Lovely shot which couldn’t have been taken anywhere but Venice.

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  3. I like that you flipped that around, Andrew. It adds even more interest to a beautiful photo.

    janet

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  4. Reflections in water seem other worldly and intriguing. This photo is excellent.

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  5. Beautiful photos an a great post which will come in very handy this summer when I visit La Serenissima! I look forward to your next posts! Lizzie

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