A straw-hatted gondolier uses a single oar to paddle a traditional Venetian gondola and take a young romantic couple on a relaxing cruise through the canals of Naples Island near the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach, California, USA. A university student who started the Gondola Getaway company in 1982 now has a fleet of 10 gondolas and offers daily tours during the day and after dark.


A straw-hatted gondolier uses a single oar to paddle a traditional Venetian gondola and take a young romantic couple on a relaxing cruise through the canals of Naples Island near the Belmont Shore area of Long Beach, California, USA. A university student who started the Gondola Getaway company in 1982 now has a fleet of 10 gondolas and offers daily tours during the day and after dark.
Location: Naples Island, Belmont Shore neighborhood, Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA