Travel photography Venice Italy

Burano, Italy

So in keeping with the Venice photos from last week, this is Burano… one of the smaller islands on the outskirts of this “floating city”. It´s a half-hour boat-ride away from the city centre and much less crowded with tourists, definitely worth the effort of you´re going to be spending a few days in Venice. Burano was historically the fisherman´s neighbourhood, so the architecture isn´t as opulent as the more aristocratic centre… the houses are smaller, simpler and much more colourful. There also seems to be a greater sense of community here… there are less abandoned houses and more people…

travel photography venice italy

Venice, Italy

Our recent trip to Rome got me a feeling a bit sentimental about out previous travels in Italy and a rainy spring day was the perfect excuse to spend a few hours going through my photo archives… and Venice is what I found, amongst others. The first time I visited Venice was in 2005 and it completely blew my mind. I was fresh out of university, on my first contract as a cruise-ship photographer and this was my first trip to Europe, the first time I had ever set foot off the African continent. That time around, I hardly took…