"L'avventura è una faccenda troppo seria per lasciarla in mano agli uomini / Adventure is a too serious matter to be left to men." (Venexiana Stevenson, from Corto Maltese by Hugo Pratt)
Venice, again. Following faint trails of alchemic, hermetic past. This floating city has an unbelievable golden church built by pirates during the sixth century. It's a mixture of everything, it's a huge crux of the matter.
(from Journeys in Italy, by Théophile Gautier - transl. by Daniel B. Vermilye)
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