12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Magic of Venice

A photo of San Giorgio Maggiore is classical view of Venice. But when you look at the stairs covered with seaweed you understand clearly what Acqua alta means for Venice - city subsides from year to year and may sunk totally in 50 years.

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Date Taken: 05.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Venice, Italy
Copyright: © Valery Romanov