As we get into the Inverno time of year, the waters in Venezia rise now and then.
Here's a piece at msnbc.com on the most recent "Acqua Alta".
Time to break out the rubber boots and practice walking the plank.
To read more about Venice's perennial high-water problem, check out these two previous Gondola Blog posts:
Also, René at Venice Kayak took some terrific photos of a record high Acqua Alta last year, which you can see on his blog.