Grado (Venetian: Gravo, Friulian: Grau, Slovene: Grade×) is a town and comune in the north-eastern Italian region of Friuli-Venezia Giulia, located on a peninsula of the Adriatic Sea between Venice and Trieste.
Once mainly a fishing center, today it is a popular tourist destination, known commonly as L'Isola del Sole ("The Sunny Island"), also famous because it is also a spa town; together with Marano Lagunare, it is the center of a lagoon, which is famous for its uncontaminated nature. Grado is the birthplace of Biagio Marin, a poet who sang about the island in the local Venetian dialect.
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jhm (146570) 2012-09-03 3:35
You chose a wonderful angle this gives nice perspective and depth to the picture, also the silver stars on the water are splendid.
Excellent composition, also perfect captured.
Lovely image with pleasant colors and good presentation.
Very well done, TFS.
Have a nice day,
chris04stop (6805) 2012-09-06 17:38
E' una bella, luminosa immagine di Grado, che conosco bene: ci andavo in vacanza da ragazzina. Proprio lý, dove tu hai scattato la foto, ascoltavo con i miei amici, grazie a un mangiadischi ( te lo ricordi?) canzoni dei Beatles e di Gianni Morandi. Quanto tempo Ŕ passato! Anna Paola