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Aug 26th, 2003, 08:23 AM
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Venice Web Cam - sending picture home to Mom

Right now the sun is setting and this looks beautiful:

http://turismo.regione.veneto.it/webcam/webcam2.html

Do you know of any other Venice Web Cams? We have stood in front of web cams at ski resorts in Tahoe and had our family look at us on the net. Anyone try to do this is Venice or somewhere else?
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Aug 26th, 2003, 01:20 PM
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This is a hard one to stand in front of and really be seen ... unless you were born in Bethlehem about 2,000 years ago.

Go on over and look at Slow Travelers. There you will find a bunch of loons who not only carve time out of their vacation to stand in front of web cams, they ask other loons to watch them live despite the time-zone differences!
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Aug 26th, 2003, 01:33 PM
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Poppa--this webcam is no problem. Just stand on the vaporetto dock and wave. It's been on my desktop for a while now. Love it.
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Aug 26th, 2003, 07:26 PM
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You sound like a real schnorrer, Rufus.

I think I got the wrong movie, but you understand.

Use a double-wide marker.
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Aug 26th, 2003, 08:17 PM
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I was just looking at the webcam and I was wondering, how often does it change picture?
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Aug 26th, 2003, 08:35 PM
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Never mind my previous email, I've refresh my screen and I see it change...Now, I'll be possessed wanting to see this scree at all different times of the day.
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Aug 26th, 2003, 08:37 PM
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I'm looking at the 6:33 a.m. picture with the sun coming up. Very nice. Here is another site with that web cam picture and another of the Rialto Bridge which, if the picture is in true color, is absolutely stunning.

http://www.venicebanana.com/eng/webcam.htm

Also to be found on this site are some 360 degree pictures of Venice.
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Aug 26th, 2003, 08:41 PM
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Satellite view:

http://www.hotelinjesolo.com/satellite.htm
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Aug 27th, 2003, 03:07 AM
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I sound like a sponger?
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Aug 27th, 2003, 04:19 AM
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Ronda,

I spent a lot of time looking at these very images before our trip. You will be amazed, upon your return, how much of a different perspective you will have when you look at them. You will know EXACTLY where everything is.
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Aug 27th, 2003, 04:27 AM
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I forgot to mention to try this one. After you get to the link, scroll down the page and find the Venice satellite image, then click on it and enlarge it to 800 x 600. Really nice shot to get a grasp on where everything is.

http://www.spaceimaging.com/gallery/#

I saved this as my desktop for some time before our trip and had even drawn a yellow line thru the canals showing the route we were going to take for our vow renewal.
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Aug 27th, 2003, 06:42 AM
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Gentlemen! Gentlemen! Enough of this. How about taking up the tax?

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How about taking up the carpet?

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I still insist we must take up the tax.

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He's right. You've got to take up the tacks before you can take up the carpet.

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I give all my time and energy to my duties and what do I get?

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You get awfully tiresome after a while.

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Aug 27th, 2003, 07:15 AM
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Whatever happened to this cool site for Roma - you could move the cameras to choose a view...and take a snapship to use as a screensaver. I can never get it to open anymore...
http://www.camcentral.com/cgi-bin/ca...a=view&id=2014
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Aug 27th, 2003, 09:18 PM
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That is very cool, Statia. I'll have to look very carefully at that one.
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Aug 28th, 2003, 04:23 AM
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Holy cow, Poppa--what a memory flogger! I must be getting old faster than I thought.
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Aug 28th, 2003, 12:59 PM
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I am cursed with an inability to "see the bigger picture."
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