Tramonto Veneziano

Here I go again, adding additional content to a previously published post. I hate when that happens, as I’m sure you do, too.

I meant to include yet another photo to my series on sunsets for this week’s WP Weekly Photo Challenge: The Golden Hour. Mea culpa. Here’s a look at a tramonto veneziano (Venetian sunset) along the Grand Canal.

Tramonto Veneziano | ©Tom Palladio Images

For my complete set, and I do mean COMPLETE, just click HERE. For more GOLDEN HOUR shots by other bloggers, just click HERE.

©The Palladian Traveler | ©Tom Palladio Images

The Palladian Traveler's Borsalino over cobblestone | ©Tom Palladio Images


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Tom traded his hometown St. Louis Cardinals' baseball cap in the United States for a Borsalino and he now hangs his "capello" in the Puglia region of southeastern Italy. A veteran print and broadcast journalist, with well-worn passports that have got him into and out of 50 countries and counting, Tom fell in love with the "Bel Paese" years ago. As he notes, "I'm inspired by the beauty I find in all things that are very, very old, and reliving history, or at least meandering along the travertine and cobblestone that were laid down over a thousand years ago and just looking up and marveling at what occupies the space still today, really gets my 'Vespa' running." Tom has a good eye behind the lens and is a graphic storyteller, but he'll let you decide as he keeps his camera batteries fully charged and the posts flowing from his creative hideaway in the hills overlooking Ostuni. You can also follow his dispatches via and Anthology Magazine Ireland.


  1. I have seen lots of photos of Venice but never at sunset – at least that I can remember. 🙂 And we aren’t going to make any snide comments about memory, are we?


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