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Venice arrival

By TrevBatWCC    
On the last full day on the Lake Garda holiday, Boxing Day, the outing was to Venice. The coach arrived from the mainland at Tronchetto, an island to the west of the main Venice island. Here there is a large multi-storey car park, plus parking for coaches. To get onto the main island, you have 3 options of crossing over - The 'People Mover' (tram!) which takes you from this large glass Stazione Tronchetto over an elevated track to Piazzale Roma in the Santa Croce area, or a bus service which runs from alongside over a bridge, dropping you in the same area. We, however, took the option of the ferry which takes you anti-clockwise around the main island, dropping off at the San Zaccaria ferry terminal just past St Marks, which is more central than the other two options.
These two images were taken from the ferry just after we set off looking towards the Stazione Tronchetto with, in the lead image, a Vaporetto (waterbus) in the foreground.
(images taken 26/12/2019)

Many thanks to Sylvia (Silviwhalley) for her User Award on my previous upload, Lake Garda Sunset , most appreciated 🏆👍

Raw images processed in Nikon Capture NX-D, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your vote & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 😀👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Venice Lagoon Italy Rail station Landscape and travel Boxing day Waterbus

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Comments


16 Feb 2020 12:08PM
Two lovely captures.
Sylvia
16 Feb 2020 12:10PM
Lovely images Trevor and a fascinating building! (Wot, no spirit levels?!)
All the best, G. SmileSmileSmile
cats_123 Plus
17 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
16 Feb 2020 12:22PM
The road less travelled? Great shot 😁
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
16 Feb 2020 12:37PM
An excellent pair of images Trev , amazing construction in the version
Ian
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2020 1:34PM
Two splendid shots that bring back happy memories.
Saastad Plus
2 16 15 Norway
16 Feb 2020 1:37PM
Two lovely photos Trev!

Arne Smile
Two excellent captured Trev.
Carol
16 Feb 2020 2:07PM
great holiday atmosphere and views
saltireblue Plus
10 11.8k 75 Norway
16 Feb 2020 4:26PM
All good things must come to an end - and that included holidays and this series.Smile
16 Feb 2020 4:39PM
Two excellent images
EMJAYCEE Plus
12 10 10 England
16 Feb 2020 5:02PM
Brings back memories of Italian ferries Trev and of course two very fine images
Joan
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
16 Feb 2020 6:18PM
Two very good images , Trev
16 Feb 2020 6:42PM
Great set Trev, reminds me of my arrival in Venice 👍😀

Lory Smile
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
16 Feb 2020 9:22PM
Amazing quirky architecture... Beautiful travelogue images Trev...
Isabel GrinGrin

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