Venetian Masks

“Behind every mask there is a face, and behind that a story.” – Marty Rubin Venetian masks are very popular in Venice, not only during the ‘Carnival of Venice’, which is an annual festival held in Venice, Italy, but it is also used in many other occasions. These masks are characterised by elaborate, ornate designs…

The Colourful Doors of Burano

“If God shuts a door, stop banging on it! Trust that whatever is behind it is not for you.” – unknown Burano is an island in the Venetian lagoon and is a community of fishermen. They have painted their houses in bright neon colours. More information on why they have colourful houses can be seen…

This House, That House

“Home, a place your feet may leave but your heart will always be.”-unknown This is for Cee’s Black & White Photo Challenge: Any kind of House Beach Boxes in Brighton, Victoria A unique shaped house in the inner city of Melbourne A cubby house in Macclesfield in Victoria, Australia, where I had a very memorable…

Colourful Burano… just a Boat Ride Away! Wanderlust @60

“Once the travel bug bites there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life”– Michael Palin Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon which is known for its colourful houses and intricate lace work. It is a perfect day trip from the main island of…