The Magic of the Cities.

Zen promotes the rediscovery of the obvious, which is so often lost in its familiarity and simplicity. It sees the miraculous in the common and magic in our everyday surroundings. When we are not rushed, and our minds are unclouded by conceptualizations, a veil will sometimes drop, introducing the viewer to a world unseen since childhood. ~ John Greer

Friday, June 22, 2012

Il Caffè Florian

Il Caffè Florian. Venezia 1720
Opened in 1720 in Piazza San Marco in Venice, Caffè Florian is Italy’s oldest Café. While seated in one of the café’s frescoed rooms or outside listening to the orchestra in the Piazza, one can enjoy impeccable service and products of the finest quality.
Famous for its rich history as a crossroads of art, culture,
politics and entertainment, today the Florian is also known for its elegant trademark products: coffee, teas, chocolates, cookies, porcelains, and design objects. The Florian Gourmet, Lifestyle, and Design collections are available for sale at exclusive trademark boutiques and online at

Fri Jun 22, 2012
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Cloudy said...

Ich liebe diese alten Cafes, sie haben ein Flair, so unvergleichlich, man spürt darin oft eine bewegte Geschichte...

Lieben Gruß

Anita Otrebski said...

Very nice shot of this wonderful place!

Have a nice weekend Carraol! ; )

Kate said...

Terrific portrait and reflections.

T. Becque said...

This is perfection!

PS - I did not mean for you to write a poem, but that your photo was so lovely that one should be written for it.

city said...

nice posting.. thanks for sharing.

PerthDailyPhoto said...

J'adore this image Carraol, a cafe steeped in history, perfect in B&W.