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PhotoHunt: On a Shelf

I like this theme. Gonna be fun to see what everyone comes up with. I'm got a few street shrines in Venice.

This shrine has shelves on each side with flowers on them. On the metal front is an inscription that says that the shrine was erected by Bello Angelo as an ex-voto (votive offering) in gratitude for the danger he survived on January 21, 1957. I'd love to know the story!

Castello 1903

This shrine is sitting on a shelf.

San Marco 1455

This shrine has a shelf below for flowers. The inscription on this one translates to "Our Lady of Peace, Pray for Us."

Cannaregio 2685

I like these flowers made of glass beads. I bought some of these when I was in Venice one time.

Cannaregio 2685

The light inside this shrine is so big, it's blocking the view of the Madonna. I bet this one looks cool at night when the light's on.

Cannaregio 2685

Thanks for visiting and have a good weekend.

See a list of upcoming Saturday Photo Hunting themes on Gattina's website here.

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A lovely entry and cool take on the theme. Glad to see you Photo Hunting Annie! :)

The shrines are a great idea for on a shelf. Happy Weekend!

These are very beautiful shelves !

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Annie, this is a beautiful photo collection. I really like seeing the colorful flowers around them. And I love the glass beads one. So unique. Lovely shrine photos.

Thanks so much Annie for sharing. Have a wonderful weekend.


Fantastic shots, I always enjoy your great pictures.

Kathy (Trekcapri):

Hi Annie, I've been seeing on the news that there is a huge storm on the east coast. Sending safe thoughts to you, the girls, your family and friends and everyone who are in the storm's path. Take care.

Thanks Kathy. Everything is okay in my part of the state - rough times for so many others though. What a scary storm! I appreciate you thinking of us.

Beautiful pics I love the glass flowers :)

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