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    Venice Inc.

    by  • May 23, 2013 • Critique, Dying, Student Travel Journal • 0 Comments

    Oh Venice, venezia, the great floating fortress, the lady of the sea, how I adore and hate you all at once. Your lands are beautiful, your buildings are majestic, your art is marvelous, but boy have you let yourself go. The great power you once were is long gone with no other choice but...

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    Venice: Beautiful in Any Light

    by  • May 21, 2013 • Art, Critique, Cultural Info, Decadent, Dying, Famous People, History, Info, Libertine & Lewd, Mercantile & Rich, Student Travel Journal, Travel • 0 Comments

    First Impressions My senses are completely overwhelmed. Venice is so beautiful that I cannot stop gushing about it to my peers. The light here is not like any I have seen before. It is dazzling and makes the bright colors of the buildings, the architecture, and the statuary even more inspiring. The decay, evident...

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    Venice Sinking

    by  • March 10, 2013 • Current Events, Dying, History, Student Essay

    In 568 A.D. the Germanic tribe of the Lombards invaded northern Italy and sent the inhabitants running for cover. A small group seeking refugee and shelter from the oncoming hordes, took exile on the small island of Torcello. As time progressed, and the inhabitants found safety in their new land, the “former” Italians settled into what...

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    More Anime + Venice

    by  • November 13, 2010 • Dying • 0 Comments

    I couldn’t resist snapping this quick screen shot from the end credits of Black Butler (Kuroshitsuji) episode 14: His Butler, Supremely Talented. Sebastian and Ciel on a funeral gondola! Very dying-Venice, don’t you think? (But no, Black Butler isn’t about Venice at all; the image is set on the Thames for some odd reason.)...

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