Rowing alongside Chris and Tim this afternoon, I shot photos and video.
Most of the video clips are rather brief, but they ought to give you a feel for the mood on the water today.
In this first clip all three gondolas enter a turn together:
After we'd been out for a bit, I took it upon myself to teach our passengers a little Italian:
At one point on the route, we passed some of the loudest dogs I've ever heard:
Cruising along at one point, I noticed that Chris was looking across the water an having a conversation. Looking over in that direction I discovered the other participants in this conversation: two young girls in bathing suits on stand-up paddles boards. I think I heard one of them ask for a tow: