|View from the Rialto Bridge looking south down the Grand Canal
|View of the Grand Canal from the Accademia Bridge looking east
towards the Santa Maria della Salute
|View of the Grand Canal from the Accademia Bridge looking west
|Annie in Piazza San Marco with the Campanile di San Marco behind
|Venice is nothing but popular as a destination
|The view towards Santa Maria della Salute from the Grand Canal
|San Marco Campanile and Doge's Palace from the Grand Canal
|A typical side street in the quieter Dorsoduro district
|The Osteria Enoteca Ai Artisti in the Dorsoduro District: one of
the finest restaurants in Venice
|Soft-shelled Crabs were a highlight of the meal
|As was the dessert...
|The view across the Grand Canal towards Campanile di San Marco from Dorsoduro
Venice isn't noted for bird-watching but there were plenty of Mediterranean Gull and I also saw a couple of Hooded Crow.
|One of many Mediterranean Gulls seen on the water in Venice
boat stretched its legs on the half-hour journey to Marco Polo. We felt like we were in a James Bond movie.
|A sedate water taxi ride through the canals on the way to the airport
|The canals began to widen as we left the centre of the city
|The water taxi opened up once it left the city and entered
the lagoon towards the airport
|The exhilarating ride lifted Annie's spirits