Venice, Italy

      The Bridge of Sighs -- Not until the Tower of London, the Bastille and Alcatraz Island played their parts in history has a piece of penal architecture been so romanticized.  For all its outward beauty, this span is simply that which connects the Prigioni Vecchie (old prison) to the Prigioni Nuove (new prison), the latter of 16th-century vintage.

This photo was taken with the Canon Pro70 digital camera.

Northern Italy 2000

 
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