Did you think I have forgotten how to write? I have not forgotten; however, I have been distracted.
Venice, with all its antique charms, also had some weather problems that made sightseeing a bit difficult.
Venice is indeed charming, especially when the sun is shining on those red tile roofs and illuminating the white buildings, making them shine.
But wait. Do you see that black cloud coming in from the west? That cloud means trouble.
We carried umbrellas with us at all times. One never know when the rains might come, and when they do come , they can be spectacular. My tour group of last year can attest to that. Last year, we were in Murano when the black cloud appeared over the lagoon. We got onto the vaporetto for the trip back across the lagoon as quickly as we could. While on the boat, the rain came down in buckets. At times, we could hardly see the lagoon. That was pretty scary.
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