In my previous post "Success in Budapest", I shared a written report from Tamás, who was there when Vittorio Orio arrived at the end of his expedition which began in Vienna.
Here we have a collection of great images captured as Vittorio made land in the Hungarian capitol of Budapest.
The chase boat.
Media attention at the arrival.
Shaking hands with dignitaries.
So what does Vittorio Orio's boat look like?
Let's take a look:
The gondola and her chase boat.
One of the key elements, of course, is making sure that the sponsors get good exposure.
A good gondola expedition should always have a good cause:
...and a ristorante worth visiting:
After all the rowing and handshaking, the boats were hoisted and everyone went home happy (and tired, I'm sure).