“If there is one place in the world people will want to come back to when they can travel again I honestly believe it will be Venice.” ―Mauro Tochi, Gondolier
Unlocking the sea gate, we slide into the lagoon of a hundred islands.
“…to slip beneath the surface and soar along the silent bottom of the sea agile and shining in water honeycombed with light.”
While pigeons flock in the plaza, we slip into a palazzo’s bagno.
“Though there are some disagreeable things in Venice there is nothing so disagreeable as the visitors.”
Steeped in sunken glory, submerged in lapsing liquidity, dreamily gleaming.
“I must be a mermaid, Rango. I have no fear of depths and a great fear of shallow living.”