Backpacker Blues – Venice, Italy – Somewhere In Time Weekly Travel Photo.

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Backpacker Blues – Venice, Italy

We spent the day walking around Venice and getting lost in its wonderful maze of streets. The end of the day found us facing this large church as the cat-in-the-cradle moon hung low in the sky. Randy went onto the bridge for a better view and behind him a street light glowed, just hiding behind his body and his backpack. I snapped a few quick photos because I couldn’t believe my good luck in having such a perfect silhouette with this stunning Venetian sky as the backdrop.

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  • Lawrence -

    February 25, 2011 at 9:14 am

    Bethany that is a sumptuous image, help! I’m drowning in dribble!! 🙂

    • Bethany -

      February 27, 2011 at 10:44 am

      hahah– Thank you Lawrence!! @Lawrence,

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  • Bridgette -

    February 25, 2011 at 9:51 am

    this is perfect. Makes one feel so lucky that you have had the chance to be there, then. It is truly the perfect place to be. Gorgeous Photo Bethany!

    • Bethany -

      February 27, 2011 at 10:44 am

      It is – we should all go one day together! @Bridgette,

  • Angela -

    February 25, 2011 at 4:40 pm

    Very beautiful shot. Venice is truly charming, don’t tell anybody but although I’m Italian I’ve never been there… I know, shame on me, I will one day 🙂

    • Bethany -

      February 27, 2011 at 10:45 am

      Thanks Angela! You’re secret is safe with me but you have got to get over there! where in Italy do you live? @Angela,

      • Angela -

        February 27, 2011 at 9:32 pm

        @Bethany, I’m from Sardinia but I used to live in Rome. Although, I left Italy 5 years ago and have been wandering around Europe and now East Asia, and loving it. I’ll make it to Venice one day, for sure 😉

        • Bethany -

          March 1, 2011 at 11:19 am

          Wow! Sardinia! I wanted to go there so badly but didn’t make it. What an interesting place to be from. @Angela,

  • Sarah Wu -

    February 25, 2011 at 8:28 pm

    Beautiful love the contrast of the color, blu, black and purple.

    • Bethany -

      March 5, 2011 at 11:45 am

      Thanks Sarah! Somehow you comment got put in Spam but i just found it 🙂@Sarah Wu,

  • Connie -

    February 26, 2011 at 2:13 am

    Venice is definitely a place worthy of photographs! Nice shot!

    • Bethany -

      February 27, 2011 at 10:45 am

      Oh yeah, I could live there! I didn’t want to leave – i love walking around at night in that city. @Connie,

  • Sheila -

    February 26, 2011 at 7:15 am

    Awesome photo! Looks like a photo from a fairytale, where the street urchin looks at the palace from a distance. Not that I’m calling Randy a “street urchin,” but I love the silhouettes.

    • Bethany -

      February 27, 2011 at 10:47 am

      hahaha!! Thanks for the

      interpretation! I think you’re right – it does kinda look that way. 🙂

  • Erica -

    February 27, 2011 at 12:43 am

    I think this may be one of my favorites. I am a such a softie when it comes to night/dusk pictures. There is something so incredibly romantic and mysterious about silhouettes.

    • Bethany -

      February 27, 2011 at 10:47 am

      Thanks Erica. 🙂 Silhouettes don’t usually rank really high on my list but all the elements in this one and the color of the sky made it perfect for me. 🙂 @Erica,

  • Greg -

    March 4, 2011 at 9:45 am

    I can echo what everyone else says… Venice is great and the picture is wonderful.

    • Bethany -

      March 4, 2011 at 2:12 pm

      Thanks so much Greg. I’m glad you liked the photo! @Greg,

  • Miriam -

    March 6, 2011 at 4:35 am

    Again – amazing photo. I love Italy & this part of the country too.

  • Curious Nomad -

    October 30, 2012 at 8:47 pm

    The shades of blue in the sky and the light highlighting the church make this photo beautiful. Great pic to capture the moment!

  • mike -

    December 4, 2012 at 8:34 pm

    Love this shot! Makes me want to back to Venice!