Thursday, September 8, 2011

Torcello and Verona

Murano, Burano,... everybody knows (of) those islands but have you been to Torcello yet? It is one of the smaller islands in the laguna and you have to switch vaporettos on Burano. The little old church greets you when you walk along the canal and pass devils bridge.
And then there is the basilica with its wonderfull mosaiks. I did not even try to capture the big one above where I chose to sit and draw towards the front of the church.
Another trip took me a bit further away from Venice. An hour on the train brought me to Verona. Forget about Romeo and Julia - give me the arena anytime. To be able to attend an opera there must be a dream.

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