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VENICE 2008 CARNIVAL
The watery landscape leading to San
The stage area in San Marco where many
of the acts took place ....
.... including, for the first time,
a drag queen competition!
A number of competitors capably performed
to backing tracks
and appeared to enjoy the whole performance
This family from China were due to travel
on to Paris
as were these
visitors in traditional Japanese costume
while these wild west characters were
staying for a while.
All over the city, the lavish costumes
could be seen
here and there.
As well as the masks, the classic local
scenes were well appreciated
by the thousands of tourists and photographers
... and Italians who had travelled
in for the Carnival.
San Marco is well known for its pigeons
... and Rialto is the site of some amazing
activity that continues day after day
There were visitors from France, Japan,
and those above were from the depths of Birmingham UK!
Marching Bands - Lanish Costumes - A Drag Queen Contest - Pigeon Fanciers
Gondola Scenes, a Visit to the Colourful Island of Burano
and spectacular scenes in St Marks Square !
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