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Colorful houses of Porto Venere

The ancient Portus Veneris is believed to date back to at least the middle of the 1st century BC. It has been said that the name refers to a temple to the goddess Venus which was sited on the promontory where the church of Peter the Apostle now stands. The …

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Trieste from Conconello before sunset. Italy [EXPLORE 28/08/2014]

Trieste (Trst in Slovenian and Croatian, Triest in German) is a city in North-East Italy. Once a very influential and powerful centre of politics, literature, music, art and culture under Austrian-Hungarian dominion, its importance fell into decline towards the end of the 20th century, and today, Trieste is often forgotten …

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