Monday, September 29, 2008
Diaghilev's grave! Kind of dissapointing isn't it?
And he loses the popularity contest to Stravinsky.
Though both are outdone in terms of grandeur.
Actually, italians being prissy as they are, taking pictures was forbidden.
And anyone caught doing so would be handed over to the 'competent' authorities.
Which is probably the most intimidating thing I've read on a sign ever.
Venice reminded me of Gormenghast here and there.
I love medieval capitals, so often they're like little picturebooks. The Doge's palace has some great ones. The twisting branches here are great.
Apparently Venice had one of the biggest Armenian communities in Europe.
And of course....