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Offline Notoriety Reading Five Days in May by Andrew Adonis
03 Oct 2011, 10:16 PM | Post: #1

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Venice Backstage

Found this on another forum: a beautifully filmed video about what has to happen for Venice to run from day to day. Enjoy!

http://www.vimeo.com/21688538

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07 Oct 2011, 03:43 PM | Post: #2

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thank you - that was really interesting! I havent managed to get to Venice yet but it is on my list!!Smile
Offline Notoriety Reading Five Days in May by Andrew Adonis
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Been twice but not for quite a long time now. It's even more fantastic "in the flesh", so to speak. Be warned the Venetians have been fleecing tourists for about 500 years and they won't make an exception for you! Confused

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This post was last modified: 07 Oct 2011 05:10 PM by Phil.
That was a good video, very interesting.

Thanks for posting it Tony.

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Thanks for posting that, Tony!

I'm lucky enough to have been to Venice several times, mostly recently four years ago (wow, time flies). It's a magical place where past and present flow into each other, and I love it.
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Offline Susanne Reading The Rose Petal Beach by Dorothy Koomson
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We went to Venice a few years ago and went early September when there were slightly fewer tourists although it was still very busy - and loved it. Yes, it's expensive, but worth the indulgence.

We stayed in a hotel very close to St Marcus Square and loved wandering up there in the evening to enjoy a drink at one of the many open air cafes whilst listening to the live classical music.
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