On our arrival in Venice, we stazed at the Waldensa Hostel. This is associated with the Waldenda church, which dates back to the 12 century, southern France. The were driven out of France and founded several communities in Northern Italz. They adopted Luthers Reformation and became part of the Protestant Church.
The windows are decorated with boxes filled with geraniums, petunias and all types of flowers. I think that this makes for a beautiful display against the facade of exposed bricks.
Erik in the portico. Notice the great floor. Taking a right leads to the street.
View from the kitchen window
Lobby Entrance in Thomas' apartment building.
I neglected to capture all of the murano chandelier.
This was taken from the balcony of the restaurant we lunched at
Erik gazing into Lake como. Hey...is'nt that George Cloony over there...
Looks like this house to the right went to ruin wgile the yellow one soldiered on.
This is a typical venetian vegetable stand. They can be found in almost all the major squares or Campos as they are called here.