A leaning building, twisting up from the shifting ground like something from Dark City. So much of Venice seems otherworldly, the details on spires and arches whispering of the celestial, things unseen beyond strained walls.
Hey, do you happen to know the way to Shell Beach?
Inside the courtyard of the centuries-old Scuola Grande di San Giovanni Evangelista, which houses what is claimed to be a fragment of mythical "True Cross" (the cross of Jesus' crucifixion).
What will be found around the next corner, beyond the end of an alley? That's the joy of Venice.