Sunday, June 29, 2008

Swap 5 - near Venice

We have just completed a two-day swap in Italy, near Venice:

We were only able to spend one day in Venice itself, which was not long enough:

One highlight for me was visiting the very modern villa which was once the home of art collector, Peggy Guggenheim. There were the most fantastic artworks by Picasso, Pollock (a roomful), Miro, Mondrian, Chagall, Ernst and others in an intimate, close setting:

I wuld also recommend the audio-guide tour of the Fenice (pronounced Fe-nee-chay) Opera House, appropriately named The Phoenix, as it has just been rebuilt after a fire in 1996. We got to sit in the Royal box and visit the Apollonian rooms, and were amazed at how everything has been faithfully restored:

We also took the ferry to Murano and saw a glass-blower making a horse:

4 comments:

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Jen said...

I love Venice, so romantic!

Linda Lou said...

Ahhh! Venice, I was there with my family in 2004 - loved the city, so cool to travel by boat only!! Want to go back. Sounds like your European adventure has been wonderful. I might want to consider the swapping idea myself.

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