Tuesday, 12 January 2010

coral gables: venetian pools

I thought I'd dreamt this place, but found colour slides that my dad took of a mythical place in my past: Venetian Pools, in Coral Gables, Florida. Since we're in Florida now, I felt it only fitting to show you my wonderful father's photos.

It seems almost impossible, but when I googled Venetian Pools, it still exists! It's a real place. As a child, my memories of it are as near to heaven as one could get on this earth.


  1. Your blog reminds me of how much I miss summer, sigh!

  2. now this is timely for me- my uncle who grew up in miami just told me last month about the coral gables venetian pools. like you, he had such fond memories of going there as a child with his family. and then i happened to see this here!

    it's a sweet tribute to your dad, posting his photo.

  3. that is so beautiful. and so weird when that happens... memories from your childhood and then finding out what they are like as an adult. xx

  4. This beautiful picture made my day. I am planning to get married at the Venetian Pool next October, I grew up there every weekend and it truly is the stuff of dreams :)


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