In yesterday's post "Off The Wall!",
we looked at a collection of photos of gondoliers performing a familiar
foot-plant just beneath my window in Venezia.
The reason they were all doing this was to maneuver their gondolas
through a tight turn with a small bridge running diagonal over the corner.
Here's the next part of the maneuver.
This is the "toe-plant" guy.
You might remember this gentleman from the previous post.
The next photo shows why the gondoliers take this turn so seriously.
Fitting a thirty-six foot boat through this tight turn
requires the gondolier to hug the inside corner close.
Oh, and then there's the whole ducking-under part.
Mister Mohawk plants...
hugs the corner...
and pulls off the turn like a pro.
No doubt, he's done it countless times.