Entries from Churches in Venice tagged with 'Acqua Alta'

PhotoHunt: Steps

There are so many steps in Venice (all those bridges!), but I didn't have a lot of photos of them. I did find a few though. Here are some steps with a wooden barricade at the bottom. Check out all...

Acqua alta

If you mention “flooding” to a Venetian resident, they may correct you since acqua alta (high water) isn’t really a flood, it’s a high tide. Of course, high tides happen everyday in Venice, but the ones that fill the streets...

Riflessi in acqua alta

A little bit of acqua alta in the Rialto market area. Not bad enough to require boots but enough to catch some beautiful reflections. I was standing in front of the little church of San Giacometto when I took these....

PhotoHunt: Electric

This week's PhotoHunt theme is "Electric." I'm looking foward to seeing what folks come up with for this theme. An old building here in NC, probably built before electricity. You can see that the electric wires are visible outside...

San Gallo

Some call it a church, some an oratory – either way, San Gallo is no longer open for Mass but is used occasionally for art exhibits. I walked by this sweet little church many times before finally finding it...

Acqua Alta at night

It was a little scary walking around a flooded city at night because you really couldn't tell how high the water was in the dark. But there was one route down to the Piazza that was less flooded than some...

Views from the San Marco balcony

Something about these photos makes me think of "March of the Penquins." :)...

Acqua Alta

The acqua alta that I experienced last week was nothing compared to the major flood that happened on December 1, which was one of the worst in Venice's history. What I experienced was fairly typical for winter, I was told,...