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Sunset on the Grand Canal  

Sunset on the Grand Canal

Water, water everywhere - Visiting Venice

April 29th 2015
Breakfast this morning was down in the dining room from 8.00am. We arrived to find a very generous half litre of blood orange juice, fruit salad and yogurt on the table so we made a start on those. The dining room attendant (hotel owner?) asked if we wanted omelettes and coffee, cappuccino? We ordered ham and cheese omelettes and I ordered a cappuccino. The omelettes were excellent. We started ou ... read more
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2nd May 2015

love the canal images
Lovely pics, I especially like the water and boat images, very colourful and atmospheric. You may have scored a shot of Tom and Ron, certainly looks like both of them (well Tom from the back). Mingling with the rich and famous. I'm packed to go to Toc tomorrow, hardly compares with your current experiences! Vivid photos are starting to flow on Facebook. I can hardly believe it has been almost twelve months since we were enjoying the light show. Keep the photos coming, it is great to see what you are up to.

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