Overheard from this gentleman in the Café Imperial as negotiators — including the Iranians, for the first time — had talks regarding Syria a few floors above. In the Hotel Imperial, Vienna.
A fellow who was on guard duty during the talks at the Hotel Imperial.
In Sant’Elena, Venice.
At the mausoleo di Galla Placidia, in Ravenna.
With the Byzantine mosaics of Empress Theodora visible. My point here wasn’t so much to show those mosaics — images of them are widely available — as to show their setting.
…of the Basilica of San Vitale. In Ravenna.
As it winds through Vicenza. Taken from the Ponte degli Angeli.
At the base of the Campanile. San Marco Square, Venexia.
In Cannaregio, at the Rio Terà Frutariol and Rio Terrà Santi Apostol.
At the vaporetto stop for San Giorgio Maggiore.
An experiment in Lightroom. Guidecca, from San Giorgio Maggiore. I like the almost charcoal drawing quality.
From the campanile of San Giorgio Maggiore.
“Mist” — an installation at San Giorgio Maggiore by Jaume Plensa for the Biennale.
“The heart is not for sale.” Graffito on the Rialto Market.
On the Fondamenta Ormesini. Taken from across the Rio della Misericordia from a seat in the Ghimel Garden restaurant, in the Ghetto.
At the Campo dei Gesuiti, Venexia.