There are nice touches of colour in the first two photos. (These houses are from the 17th century.)



These window shutters were a departure from the usual dark green paint.


Who lives on the other side of this window, to enjoy those toys hanging there?


What little child lost his/her car in this park in Castello?




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23 responses to “Castello

  1. Love the textures and colors you’ve captured Yvonne.


  2. I love that aqua color, so refreshing and cheerful! I know, I know, I use a lot of exclamation points. I just do it to annoy Mike. 😉


  3. This is whetting my appetite. I have Burano near the top of my ‘to go’ list but it seems Castello needs to be on there too.


  4. 17th century? That’s like… brand new by our standards 😉

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  5. Hi Yvonne 😀 I have learned so much about Venice from your blog. May I ask what HAVE you done to be transported to the Dismal Swamp every few months ? 😉 Ralph xox ❤


  6. It’s nice to see some of the plaster painted and cared for. There is so much of it falling off the buildings, as if the whole place were in decay.I like the first two photos. It looks clean and cared for at this house.


  7. Warning: There are mandatory cats in my photo link.


  8. Wasn’t it nice that the step ladder was painted to match? Opps, maybe that was by accident.
    Isn’t there some kind of law or regulation that all shutters must be green? In Greece where my friends live they have only recently branched out and allowed people to trim their buildings in something other than the distinctive blue….but the buildings are still white.


  9. It’s nice to have an antidote to bad days at work, Joanne! Now, are you looking as a visitor, or a resident? 🙂


  10. I wonder if the green shutters are by habit or legislation?
    An interesting little corner of Castello.
    (I’m working deligently to curb my exclamation point folly)


  11. joanneh

    After a horrid day at work I have jut spent the last half hour looking at apartments and I actually found a couple in Castello I could afford………….
    It always cheers me up when I get down my idea of window shopping
    love your photos


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