Grace Notes – Stumbling upon Beautiful in Venice

Grace Notes – Stumbling upon Beautiful in Venice

Guest Writer, Stumbling upon Beautiful in Venice (Narrative), January 2017

Perhaps it is the glossy pictures in magazines or the romantic gondola rides featured in films that romanticise Venice. Yet, as I meandered across the canals of the city of water, I struggled to find the romance or beauty in the maze of streets. So, on my second night in Venice while the setting sun drew in to the clouds overhead, I entered St. Mark’s square. I nurtured the hope of drawing away from the bustling tourist-packed passageways that ran like veins through the city. Bella Grace