Tag: story

apparition

Soundtrack: Robert Miles “In my dreams” (click here to listen)

i think about you

And the Castle of Light loomed behind them on the opposite side of the river. An ominous looking construction with a highly misleading name… Soundtrack: Bryan Adams “I Think About You” (click here to listen)

the life so mobile

A dear friend of mine said of this picture: “I wouldn’t have seen this photo if I hadn’t looked into my phone.” I cannot argue with that. Its a fact. Good? Bad? Sad? Miserable? Unavoidable? Depends on your state of mind, I suppose… Soundtrack: Shania Twain “Ka-Ching” (click here to

city of angels

What do people do on their birthday? Things that make them happy, of course. In my case, its easy to make me truly happy – just let me roam the streets of Venezia… These snapshots are from one such walk I had exactly two years ago today. Lets go there

venezia essenziale: view

What’s on the menu tonight? A breathtaking view. How about that? soundtrack: Darren Hayes “Creepin’ Up On You” (click here to listen) Ive stayed away from Giudecca for years. Not intentionally, mind you. It just so happened that (almost) every single time I got distracted by other places. Besides its

venezia essenziale: story of many colors

You think Burano is a mad mess of colors? I assure you, its not. Everything is in perfect colorful harmony there. Even people dress accordingly, which is an absolutely beautiful thing…

venezia essenziale: magic tricks

How fitting it is to stroll down the main shopping street in Venezia on your way to a supermarket on a warm evening in  spring and come across a performer like this. A bit of magic interfering with such a mundane task. And then there was a moment when he

venezia essenziale: echoes of love

There are several schools of thought about Piazza San Marco among those who love Venezia. There are those who advise you to avoid it almost like a plague due to the maddening tourist crowds. And although I understand the sentiment (and Id probably be among those who suggest you stay

venezia essenziale: Corte del Milion

A little while ago I had a conversation with a friend of mine about how I should create a photo book of my favorite Venezia pictures. I don’t know about a book, but the idea of such a collection seemed rather appealing because it would force me to finally sort

per le strade: unlock your soul

“My soul is yours, and it always will be, in any world. No matter what happens.” [Laini Taylor “Daughter of Smoke and Bone”]

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