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Photo catch with two steps of the place holy marc of national the Cavalletto hotel and the banca, Venice is immense but especially tiring and the gondoles quite practical for are avoided losing itself in the meanders of the channels, for me Venice they are initially the gondoles, Embarcation Venetian par excellence: The etymology of the term remains unknown, in spite of many research which was undertaken to discover it. The black color was forced by a decree of Magistrato alle Pompe (Magistrature appointed with the Pumps) to limit the sumptuousness of the ornaments whose the noble ones used and the rich person to decorate their gondoles. The rules of construction are very severe the right half must be narrower than the left half of 24 mm (asymmetry called lay): The gondoles are typical boats of Venice. Length: 11 m Width: 1,40 m Weight: 350 kg. The aspect of the gondoles was codified at the 18th century, by decree of the Senate. They all are black,

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Additional Photos by dominique france (kermit350) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1478 W: 161 N: 1976] (9016)
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