I absolutely fell in love this colourful Island! I first noticed it when I saw Songofstyle and of her visiting the island whilst being in Venice. The island is only a 40 min ferry ride from Venice and it is a photographers dream. You can see the bright and colourful houses from the ferry even before approaching the island. No wonder it is ranked high as one of the worlds most colourful towns. Burano used to be a fisherman's island and the fishing industry used to be its biggest business. The legend says that the fishermen used to paint their houses in luminous colours to make them visible from the sea and also to avoid crashing into the shore after returning from the sea and since then this little Venetian town has kept up the tradition. Not only is this island perfect for a photo session but it also gives you the impression of a very tranquil, friendly and welcoming place. Whilst I walked through the rainbow coloured houses I saw the kids playing in the courtyard, a man walking his dog, tourists taking photos, locals talking to each other on the streets, a man working on his boat and people sitting outside and dining the small and local restaurants. I can only imagine what a nice place this must be to live in.
Move your blog to Nouw - now you can import your old blog - click here!