A Tight Squeeze
On the way home from Ca’ Rezzonico, we saw this interesting scene.
The water was still high. How was this heavily-laden boat going to get past this bridge?
Answer: very, very carefully.
Knowing exactly how far your load sits above the water is a necessary skill for any Venetian boat operator. They might, you think, have removed a few items. But then the boat would be lighter and sit higher still…