The Island of Burano
The Island of Burano is about a 30 minute vaperatto (water bus) ride from the San Marco station in Venice. Maybe it’s longer…to tell you the truth there were a few stops in between so I lost track. The guide book says that if you were going to pick between visiting Burano, Murano or Torcello, the Islands of the Lagoon (Laguna Veneta) to pick the former for it’s a picturesque village with bright colored painted houses and known for its lace-making. They were right. Each narrow canal was booked ended by streets lined with pretty little homes each in a different color. Local residents could be seen sitting outside their homes enjoying a beautiful Sunday morning.
Back in Venice….had to include this shot. Everywhere you looked merchants were selling the Comedia Del Arte masks. The different styles and colors are beautiful to photograph.
Now on to Florence.
Excellent shots Edith. There is so much to see in Venice with so little time.
July 11, 2011 at 8:14 am
Very nice shots Edith, Look forward to see more.
July 11, 2011 at 8:36 am
I feel like I am reliving Venice with your pictures!! Keep em coming….I have such amazing memories of Italy!! xo
July 11, 2011 at 8:46 am
Sounds like a neat place to see 🙂
July 11, 2011 at 9:23 am
I too enjoyed the vibrant colors of Burano – lovely iimages!
July 11, 2011 at 10:04 am
Wonderful color Edith, makes me want to visit!
July 11, 2011 at 7:14 pm
Enjoying following your blog. Never been to Italy, so will be fun to see your interpretation.
July 11, 2011 at 8:28 pm
Hey…it’s really colorful. People really loved multi -color houses? Wow–that’s unique!
July 11, 2011 at 9:17 pm
You captured the fantasy and the mystery of this magical place. Gorgeous colors.
July 11, 2011 at 9:53 pm
Thanks everyone for all your comments and feedback. Always appreciated and always enjoy reading them.
July 12, 2011 at 2:39 am
Edith, Your images bring back memories for me. Have a wonderful trip! I love the colorful masks and the way you composed it!
July 15, 2011 at 5:48 pm