Fondaco dei Turchi
And again, from the other side:
Michiel dalle Colonne
Thanks to Jean-Antoine Scarpa, whose Campiello
I have used to identify many of the buildings on this page. His
site uses a map of venice very intelligently as a theme. An idea
to copy for the future.
And here are some of the things one can buy at the Peschiera:
I am sure there is a right way to photograph the Rialto, but I do not
think I have found it yet.
Here is the view from the bridge:
And the shops on and beyond the bridge.
The owners of this palazzo seem to have founded the gallery at Ca
d´Oro. But the restoration bug has struck Ca d´Oro
much harder. The interior is fine, with some superb bronzes, but
the outside is very unphotogenic.
This is as much as I could get, without picking up the scaffolding.
Somehow or other, there are always one or two museums and churches we
miss. Ca Pesaro is ... for the next time, I suppose.
According to Jean-Antoine, there is a love story behind this
palazzo. A young man´s prospective parents in law rejected
him as being too poor. In revenge, he had this palazzo built,
with the instruction that all the window arches should be larger than
the doors in his inamorata's house. It now houses the court of