to high end fashion shops and Venetian delicacies.
(Obviously we're not going to eat puppy, but I couldn't resist)
And as famously known, the other street options are canals.
This is the Grand Canal which is quite wide and circles the city; it is flanked on both sides by grand palazzos of yesteryear, Throughout though there are hundreds of charming little canals traversing the streets.
Here's where the traffic happens,
because other than on foot the only other way to get around is on a water vessel. And there is no more iconic a water vessel in Venice than the gondola.
And as touristy as it is and it sounds there was no way we were leaving here without a gondola ride.
I'm beginning to believe this magic business!