Here a modern high-end shop is contrasting with an historic arena, mordanted by 2 eye-catching, bright red post boxes.
The Verona Arena was built in AD 30, it meaures 139 metres long and 110 metres wide. It is the 3rd largest in Italy after Romes's Colleusm and the Capua. Situated in Piazza Bra, it is listed as UNESCO World Heritage site.
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This is taken from archive from my second visit to Venezia in 2004. I took this shot on board a tourist ferry. It was a very joyous scene in stark contrast to the sombre situation now at the peak of COVID-19 pandemic. Let us all stay safe and come out unscathed soon.
The Grand Canal is a channel in Venice, Italy. It forms one of the major water-traffic corridors in the city.
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This image is included in 2 galleries :- 1) "Illuminated Gallery" curated by Lenochka55 and 2) "Beautiful Buildings" by Glass Angel.
The on-camera date/time was Hong Kong time : which was many hours ahead of Venice's.
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