Whilst strolling around the breathtaking archipelago of Venice this summer, it was hard not to stop and take pictures of lovers enjoying a romantic ride in a gondola. In fact you could spend all day on this one pursuit. However, there was one moment that I needed to capture. Whilst crossing one of the bridges, I saw a young couple enjoying this most tender of moments, but them on closer inspection they were both on their phones – I assume updating Facebook on what a magical time they were having – but what truly made me chuckle (and rather loudly to my shame) was that the gondolier was also on his phone.
The wonders of the modern age…
Contributor & photographer: Alexandra Pinhorn
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