A gondola gliding on smooth cannals of Venice 🇮🇹 is like a limo cruising streets of a city... It has to be black, shiny, with comfortable interior, and with ' driver ' wearing a special attire. Gondolas are hand-made, flat-bottom and 11m long boats. They are born in workshops called squeri (singular: squero). Gondolas have 280 pieces made out of 8 types of woods, including oak, cherry tree and mahogany. Selected timber is seasoned for approx. 1 year, and then gondola can start to be constructed. It takes roughly 500 hours of manual work to create this unique boat.
And what about the 'driver' - the gondolier? It is highly likely, that the profession runs in the family. All gondoliers speak English 🇬🇧. They are obliged to wear black trousers, striped shirt, and closed dark shoes. They also have a straw hat with a band, but not always wear it.
There is only around 500 gondolas in Venice nowadays. A ride takes around 40 minutes and costs approx 80 EUR. Gondola can accommodate up to 8 people, so it can be an affordable experience. Or you can choose a traghetto (type of a gondola used to transport people across the Grand Canal). You can find it e.g. by the Rialto bridge or Accademia bridge. For a 2 min ride you pay 2 EUR 💰
But whether you decide to glide Venetian cannals in a gondola or stroll on winding, narrow pedestrian-only streets, a day in Venice is going to be an unforgettable experience... 🤗🤩 #cityscape#photography#landscapephotography#travel#travelphotography#cannal#gondola#venice#igworldclub#people#boat#building#city#beautiful#unescoworldheritage#unesco#oneandonly#treasure#loveit#couple
Dnešním dnem končíme naší plavbu po západním karibicu... Tyden utekl jako voda a už vím že tohle není moje poslední plavba...plavit se po moři na takovém kolosu... Navštěvovat ostrovy o kterých se mě nikdy ani nezdálo... Kdyby mě někdo před rokem řekl že se budu válet na Bahamách asi bych se mu vysmala... Ale člověk nikdy neví jaká se mu naskytne příležitost... Symphony of the seas je opravdu královna 🛳️ to člověk prostě musí zažít.... ♥️
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Since the norm is 6 motors now, might as well add another 3! 😂😂