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Experiencing Venice During Carnival

  The incredible magic of Venice Italy reveals its true splendor in February when thousands flock to the canaled streets to celebrate the Venice Carnival. In the 18th century, Venetians would dress in elaborate apparel, ostentatious dress, and extravagantly decorated masks. The masks were commonly worn by those protecting themselves from something. Whether it was thievery, pursuing a forbidden love, or hiding from someone. Venetians would wear masks to hide their identity, until the wearing of masks was banned in 1608…

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