Letter from Venice

March 6 — Tonight I leave Venezia, heartbroken at departing and worn out from over-work. Yes, I could use a few weeks to actually see all I should have seen. Out earlier with my camera as the dawn came up, photographing my haunts here on both sides of the Rialto Bridge, I encountered another photographer with proper tripod and better equipment who was so concentrated he did not even hear my greeting. An hour later I tried again, more successfully. A 53-year-old blogger, Silvano, lives with his wife & family 40 minutes away by train. Every Saturday . . .

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