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PhotoHunt: Support

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This week's theme is "support." In this case, I'm not talking about the shrine (though that could work too) but rather that big staple-shaped metal thing above it. You see these all over the buildings of Venice - I'm not sure what it is exactly, but I think it's some kind of support to help hold those old buildings up. I imagine someone with a very large stapler walking around Venice!

Happy weekend!

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wow, that's somethig new n interesting. :)

Hmmmmmmmm, interesting.


My Photo Hunt is posted. Stop by if you can, would love to have you visit with me. Have a great weekend.

Wow, I've never seen anything like this before. The staple reference is comical. :)

Happy Hunting. Hope you can stop by and visit me.

Interesting...never seen that before.
Hhave a nice weekend

Now I'm terribly curious. I bet it has some sort of significance? Or maybe, the builders are just playing with our minds. *grin*

That is a great image. Maybe they hold the stories together...!
Good post!
Cheers, Klaus

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Annie, great theme photo! As always, you have a very observant eye, because I never noticed those staple like objects.

Great visual about the big stapler! :)

Have a nice weekend! Ps. I like the shrine too!

Great catch, Annie! I've seen them in many old buildings throughout Italy and find them very intriguing. I love the comment made by Klaus: "maybe they hold the stories together". This could be interpreted in two ways.

Happy weekend!

Wonderful take on this week's theme. :)

Anne:

I saw those iron bars too, but I love the stapler image - funny!

Maria, I thought the same thing about Klaus' comment...at first I thought he was talking about stories (legends and tales) then I jumped to stories (buildings)! Great comment!

sandrac:

Annie, I love your description of the giant staple! You do see those so often in Italy, somewhere I got the impression that they were used to hold banners or flags. I don't know why I think that.....this could be a good Slow Travel question!

June:

How interesting! I'd love to find a local and learn more. Your photos are all wonderful and I enjoy the tour you give...

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