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That Moment You First Meet Venice

It's a dull old day in a station, the usual chaos of train noises, station noises and people talking loudly  and then at 1 minute 30 seconds it all changes.

The scene before you causes you to shake, sometimes, that first time, you will cry. 

Venice is a city of emotions and the most powerful of all emotions is that first moment.  It is a moment that stays with you forever.

Unforgettable.

The sights, sounds of Venice completely overwhelm the senses. 

Whether you then head off to your hotel in Venice,  take a gondola ride or head off shopping.

Whatever things you do in Venice, Venice has left its mark on your soul. Your love affair with Venice has begun.

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