Gondolas in Venice: Random Travel Photo of the Week

Gondolas in Venice, Italy. Photo by Charish Badzinski.

Think of Venice, and chances are you’ll envision gondolas floating gently down the canals, gliding under pedestrian bridges arching their backs toward the sun. Perhaps you see a handsome gondolier in a striped shirt, singing as he propels the gondola forward. Ornate buildings float by in your peripheral view, the scent of fresh tomato sauce and baked bread waft on the breeze. Together it is poetry, but it is the water, slowly swallowing this enchanting city, that hypnotizes you and calls you to experience Venice from her unique perspective.

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Charish Badzinski is an explorer, foodie and award-winning travel and food writer. When she isn’t working to build her blog: Rollerbag Goddess Rolls the World, she applies her worldview to her small business, providing strategic communications, media relations and writing support to individuals and organizations. 

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One thought on “Gondolas in Venice: Random Travel Photo of the Week

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