Gondolas near Venice's Chiese di S. Geremia e Lucia - Stock image
Grand Canal - Venice, Italy, Venice - Italy, 2013, Canal
Venice, Italy - September 1, 2013: Antique and new gondolas board passengers at a dock on Venice, Italy's Grand Canal. The dome in the background is the Chiese di S. Geremia e Lucia church. Some older boats participate in Venice's annual Regata Storica (historic regatta), an event that draws visitors from around the world. It celebrates Venice's historic past with a colorful procession of antique gondolas that once plied the canal.