about venice in words & pics, with and without my 9-year-old son
This looks to be much more fun than tying a tree to the roof of a car!
Well, Susie, tying a tree to the roof of the car can certainly be fun, too, but this experience had the bonus of novelty. Sandro said he wished we could bring the tree home in a mototopo (a large work boat), but I reminded him that a small outboard motor boat would work, too--but we didn't even have that. So the vaporetto it was.
I wish that I was back there. It is so hot and humid here in Australia.
If it's any consolation at all, it's awfully humid here, too, but cold. We're now well along in the cold damp foggy season when all the moisture in the air seems to lodge in one's throat and the top of one's lungs, causing all kinds of discomfort and congestion, and never leave. Maybe when spring comes...