Venetian Mask from Venice

Venetian Mask from Venice

Venetian Mask from Venice

What else! How typical I know! But aren’t they the most fabulous? Peeking from shops mounted on walls, around plazas, on the bridges that connect the tiny fragmented city floating on water, you will encounter a Venetian mask sooner than you think. Well, the Venetian windows are popular too, but I can’t get a window as a souvenir, right? Or the hot shirtless Italian men lifting sacks of flour from gondolas. Well…well, let us not get ahead of ourselves. If Italy is love, Venice is a poem! It transforms into a completely different creature at night, serenading its admirers with water lapping its curbs, wine and smell of intoxicating Italian pizzas and pastas.
The mask is has history that dates back a thousand years. There was also a period when the masks were banned under the Austrian rule in Venice. The carnival that happens annually around Easter also turns into a competition of the most beautiful mask. I wanted something non-elaborate, minimalist yet beautiful. I want to break into a song every time my eyes fall on this one.

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