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How Huge Cruise Ships are Ruining Venice, According to Venetians

Imagine spending a day in Venice, Italy. You are walking near the shore, in front of Doge's Palace, enjoying the warm Italian sun. Suddenly, though, the sun is blocked by an enormous cruise ship that towers over the city as it slowly sails through the Giudecca Canal. If this image concerns you, you are not alone, as many residents of Venice are growing increasingly irritated by and concerned about the near-constant flow of huge cruise ships that sail into the ancient Italian city. Read more [...]