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Venice Carnival 2012

Welcome to | Today is the final twenty-four hours of the 2012 Venice Carnival. After freezing conditions inwards Venice a yoke of weeks agone , the temperatures improved for Carnival as well as at that spot accept been some lovely sunny days. Crowds flocked into town at the weekend - every bit many every bit 100 ,000 per twenty-four hours to savor the atmosphere as well as admire all the costumes on display.

One of my favourite aspects of Carnival is walking roughly Venice as well as seeing random costumed carnival-goers , similar passing an elegant eighteenth-century yoke on a historic canalside. It's similar going dorsum inwards fourth dimension to Venice's past.

As commons , at that spot were some inventive costumes as well as many traditional ones. My favourite was a human being dressed upward every bit Van Gogh (right) , consummate amongst sunflowers as well as chair. H5N1 grouping dressed every bit an eighteenth-century tribute to Wedgewood were pretty expert , too. Today , for the final fourth dimension , the costumed participants (competing for a prize) volition hold upward parading inwards St. Mark's Square inwards the sunshine.

In 2013 Venice Carnival volition hold upward dorsum , taking house 2nd-12th February.

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