High Water (Not Hell) in Venice, part 3

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…

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