Venetian Vignette

Most people on their travels have more contact with the urban landscape than areas of natural wonder. Keith Wilson stumbles across a grimy backstreet scene in Venice that reveals beauty in many subtle layers.

There is no city in the world like Venice. Built over many centuries on more than a hundred tiny islands in the middle of a lagoon in northeast Italy, the fame, cultural heritage and beauty of this historic city are universally renowned. With around 20 million visitors every year, it is also one of the most photographed cities in the world and, therefore, instantly recognisable. However, even a lifetime of images in magazines, movies, on TV and Flickr feeds, cannot dilute the...

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