Gallery 15: Burano Island – Burano, Italy

Burano is an island in the Venetian Lagoon in northern Italy known for its lace work and brightly colored homes. If someone wishes to paint their home, one must send a request to the government, who will respond by making notice of the certain colors permitted for that lot. Their primary economy is tourism. The island was settled by the Romans and in the 6th century it was occupied by the people from Altino.