Seek and ye shall find … something

I was on the trail of the cortile (courtyard) of Palazzo Barbaro, in San Marco. I hoped to find some very intriguing figures that are there on the wall. Well, I never did find what I was looking for, but I did pass a pretty, verdant courtyard.

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And, although it wasn’t my original quarry, they do have something interesting on their wall.

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Isn’t he a nice camel?

And, I passed a milestone on my blog: 100,000 visits clicked over earlier today. Thank you, and do keep coming.

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14 responses to “Seek and ye shall find … something

  1. sandshoe

    ytaba36, hello, it’s ‘Shoe, you know how sometimes you have something you thought of that you love and think you ought to share it but are shy?

    I have a camel, who I was just gazing at in my files the other day, Sam the quintessential camel, who wasn’t interested in appearances, only in the camel. My heart gave a little skip when I found my way through to your blog and began to read about the squeros and then was drawn to the next blog by a glimpse of more wonderful photography, but the camel! O la la! I LOVE the camel. My own Sam must be shown and I will offer him to Mike Jones at the Pigs Arms. Gee, that is something else.

    I love, love, love this camel on a Venetian wall. Lovely you say the camel was not your quest. I reflected ‘a found camel’.

    Thank you for your lovely work too.

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    • Hi, Shoe. Thank you for your kind and enthusiastic words. Are you a member of that Pigs Arms gang? That’s something else that I just stumbled upon one day, in my drift through life.

      I’ll be on the lookout for more of these camels, for sure. Like you, I reeally admire that funny fellow prancing through life on a wall in Venice.

      Cheers! Yvonne

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  2. Doesn’t “crazies” translate to” people who are extremely discriminating regarding Venice”? It does in my dictionary.

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  3. Every so often, you spot a camel on a wall, somewhere in Venice. My favourites are on the facade on the San Moise church, right churlish critterers they are! I’d better get some shots of them, eh?

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  4. I love the camel, but I’m not sure what he’s doing in Venice.
    Congratulations on the 100,000 – that’s pretty darn amazing.

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  5. I kept gazing at him and grinning, Barb.

    I was an absolute sloth today, it dribbled and drizzled all day. I’m making pasta carbonara for dinner, the prosciutto smells so darn good.

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  6. Barb

    Looks like that camel is the proud leader of the herd! Congrats on the 100,000. Now your followers are looking forward to joining you for the next 100,000.

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  7. JoanneH

    Love the camel and now on to the next 100,000

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