Venice is a collection of 120 islands linked by bridges. From Mestre to Venice can bereached using the Freedom Bridge, which leads to the Piazzale Roma.
As you can imagine, the city has suffered periodic floods since its inception and today,the city continues to suffer the threat of repeated floods that cause the phenomenonknown as Acqua Alta.
In spring and autumn usually raise the water level, so it is often the Piazza San Marco is flooded to the point that the authorities have to put walkways for pedestrians to walk.
These photos were taken by: Sarah Spada