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    • The bright light and the reflections of the water during Venice summer days lead to the invention of the first sunglasses.
      7 things you couldn't live without and never knew you owed Venice, Italy
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    • Why the venetian rowing is much more to Venice than what you think it is
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    • This is how the rich Scuola Grande di San Marco became Venice hospital.
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    • 3 times per year is how often you can see this 700 y.o Venice's altar masterpiece
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    • Ever wondered how Murano glass is made? Here's a complete answer.
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    • The mind-blowing innovation which allowed venetians to survive and thrive
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    • Children retrieving their football from a canal in Venice, Italy
      These might be the most common childhood memories of Venetian kids. Since generations.
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    • Acqua Bassa or Low Tide in a canal in Venice during the winter season
      Acqua Bassa, the water 'issue' you never thought Venice could have
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    • From a local event to an international rowing appointment in Venice, Italy: La Vogalonga [VIDEO+PHOTO]
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    • Good or bad? The truth about the cruise ships in Venice, Italy
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    • Fundraising Serenades in the Canals of Venice
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    • The city mayor said Venice has no future. These photos prove them wrong
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