Wednesday, November 14, 2012

A dip in Piazza San Marco

photos from National Geographic

We all know Venice is sinking... and this month the aqua alta in la serenesima , a city that I have visited often and is near and dear to my heart, is really high- like 5 feet deep. So what to do when there's a flood in Piazza San Marco?... just go for a swim! Flooding is common in Venice this time of year and last week's  high tide marked the sixth-highest level since 1872, according to the ANSA news agency. Read more about the flooding flooding January of this year here. Now, where's that chappy with the drinks? 

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