Photography of Roy Thoman

Our Venice Cruise Chapter 6: Burano Italy

After our time in Murano, we boarded an even more jam packed vaporetto to Burano, our next stop. Burano is a small village on an island in the Venetian lagoon. Burano is known for beautiful items made of lace and its brightly colored buildings. Burano may not be the most colorful place in the world, but it’s probably close to it. The lace is gorgeous and painstakingly made by hand. We walked through the village taking in the sights to San Martino with its leaning tower. It has a 5° lean, the same lean as the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Unfortunately, my camera is incapable of taking a bad photo, so it looks straight. It really was noticeably leaning. While the rest of the group was sightseeing, shopping, and drinking wine, I set out on my own to take some photos. I found an awesome residential area. I could not get enough of these brightly colored buildings. I loved the laundry hanging out to dry. When I was a kid we didn’t have a dryer and mom hung our laundry out in the yard to dry. I still remember the fresh smell of line dried laundry. Burano was great, I would like to spend a few days there. I’m sure there were some really great spots that I missed.

4 responses

  1. Incredibly beautiful and vibrant series, Roy. Great post.

    Liked by 2 people

    November 21, 2020 at 3:06 pm

    • Thank you Jane! Burano is a beautiful and vibrant place. I really enjoyed Burano.

      Liked by 1 person

      November 21, 2020 at 8:19 pm

  2. Wow, color doesn’t pop like that in my pictures

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    December 1, 2020 at 10:39 pm

    • Thank you Nicolas! The colors of Burano are very vibrant. I was lucky that the light was pretty good. I find that slightly under exposing will help make my colors pop.

      Liked by 1 person

      December 2, 2020 at 12:27 pm

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