Venice in the fog

I should apologise for the phone camera images, but it was them or nothing. So, live with it!

The first two were taken as I walked home from an excellent dinner and an evening of vivacious conversation. (Thanks .. you know who you are!)

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Even that darn bridge looked good with a figure emerging out of the fog.

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These were taken from the Accademia Bridge, looking towards the Salute church.

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And, here’s what about 100 others and I were up to this morning: cleaning some of the graffiti from the cowardly attack on Saturday.

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Photo courtesy of Mary. Thank you!

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63 responses to “Venice in the fog

  1. Love your photos Yvonne. Looking forward to seeing some of those sights in person.

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  2. Lovely photos. Venice is beautiful.

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  3. Jane

    Thank you for helping clean up. Love the snow,but hope it stays on my screen!

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  4. Ahhh… one of these days I will return.

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  5. I think your photos of the night are sensational. All the better I think for the camera you used. Sounds like a wonderful evening…. and you have a beautiful memory showing in that photo. I think I am blown away! ( I am very sad about the morning… poor poor Venice xx)

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    • It was a very wonderful evening on many levels, Gill. I think the photos fit the atmosphere nicely.

      We’ve got lots more work to do with the mess created by those pseudo-anarchists. 😦

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  6. Bert

    Some Venice lovers may not have read in Joseph Brodsky’s ‘Watermark’
    the bit about the Venetian winter fogs, which are so thick that if you do pop out to shop you can find your way back through the tunnel your body carved through the fog on the way out. Also, after some false starts, I found the location of the photo of the graffiti-busters. They named a mint after it.

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  7. There’s no snow on your blog on my computer and I’m hoping there’s none on mine. I turned it off a couple of years ago.

    I love the foggy photos. They are very mystical.

    And as I type, the snow starts. Ha ha.

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  8. Your pictures are fabulous! I love the fog pictures. Have a great holiday, Yvonne. πŸ™‚

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  9. No matter what you take the photos with Venice is beautiful to me. Bravo to your cleaning group!

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  10. That lovely photo of the man on the bridge….that’s how the whole world looks to me when I take off my glasses…..Are you the woman in the photo with the woman in it?

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  11. Thank you and the others who showed their love for Venice. I hope the 50 who were identified will be brought to justice. They should be made to wash off all the graffiti in the city as a punishment; and made to pay a heavy fine.

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    • Oh, if only that would happen, Emma, it would be well applauded. There was a family there with 3 teenage sons. The sons were really involved in the cleaning. That bodes well for the future, I think.

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  12. I love fog – great photos! Yvonne, I am taking a bit of a blog break until January so just wishing you and yours a wonderful Christmas!

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  13. Great pics – especially the man on bridge. You could easily have mist him.

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  14. Those pics make all the old stories and operas set in Venice into reality. Sorry about the graffiti problem, Venice does not deserve that and good for you and friends for the clean up work.

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  15. Great atmospheric shots. Especially the figure on the bridge

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  16. I love a foggy night in Venice!

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  17. JoanneH

    I have been lost in the fog here for the past three days so dense could not see the hood of the car let alone attempt to drive to work. Would that it would be happening in Venice instead here forced to do the daily grind.

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  18. I love the pic of the fog. It’s like all those old movies set in London. And I missed something – tell me about the graffiti

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    • On Saturday, a mob of about 150 rampaged through a part of Venice, spraying graffiti as they went, and destroying several ATMs as a bonus. They were protesting the deportation of about 12 miscreants who are languishing in jail here. Suffice it to say it was a frightening, ugly situation for anyone in their path. A graffiti cleaning flash mob was organised, and we cleaned as much as we could today. The whole city also suffers from random, ugly graffiti, unfortunately. And, we’re talking about marble, ancient walls, ancient structures. Poor Venice.

      The fellow to the far left of the photo is from Melbourne, by the way.

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  19. Lovely photos. I should be there 😑

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  20. Lovely pictures. We can tell you are enjoying it all. Who would not in Venice..

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  21. Linda Bailey Zimmerman

    Great photos… Really busy day!!

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  22. That picture of the church–you can’t tell where water disappears and sky begins…

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  23. So, this is a working holiday? PS looks a bit spooky at night.

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  24. Pat

    With the snow falling on your page, it gives a special effect with the fog πŸ˜‰
    Good girl cleaning up that nasty graffiti!

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    • Argh, and I can’t see that dandruff drifting down.

      There were so many willing workers this morning. I was interviewed for a newspaper, I’ll have to buy a copy tomorrow.

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  25. Why should you apologise for camera phone images – they are perfectly valid art form. Venice is beautiful isn’t it? Where is everyone getting this snow app thingy from every time you look at someones photos?

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