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The Dolomites in Italy
The Dolomites Mountains in Italy
The Dolomites have a rich culture and tradition. Over the centuries, the valleys have preserved their individual traditions, rooted in the Longobard past. This legacy is also responsible for many words and expressions, giving rise to first Latin and then German surnames. The area's German roots can be traced back to domination that began when the Baiuvari swept down in the 6th century.
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The Bridge of Sighs
The Bridge of Sighs, Venice
The interior of this famous bridge in Venice is divided into two narrow passages separated by a wall. From inside its grilled windows, prisoners were led to the State Inquisitor's Room on the third floor of the Palace. The bridge is completely enclosed and seems somewhat short. Many of the prisoners had to slouch to get through, and the grills obscured the otherwise superb view of the canal and other distant bridges
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Venice in Italy
Venice - Carnivals and Celebrations
Sensa in Venice is a very old celebration, which takes place on Ascension-day. The Doge left the Venice laguna and reached the open sea by bucintoro, a richly decorated boat pushed forward by 168 oarsmen. When he was far away from the Venetian coast, he threw the royal ring into the water as a symbol for the ideal marriage which has linked Venice to the Adriatic sea ever since and forever.
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