A man carries a young girl through the flooded Piazza San Marco, on November 1, 2012 in Venice. | www.theatlantic.com | Photo: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images
La Plaza de San Marcos. Venecia, Italia.
Unfortunately, acqua alta (literally high water, or flooding) is part of daily life in Venice... at least some times of the year! Here's why it happens, how locals deal with it, and why it's getting worse. www.walksofitaly.com
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