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a gondola on the Grand Canal at sunset, Venice, Italy
February 9, 2015

Sunset on the Grand Canal

A gondola floats through the waters of Venice’s famed Grand Canal at sunset. Venice's gondolas are painted black in accordance with a 17th-century law preventing nobles from competing for the most elaborate boat.

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Photograph by Osamah Alajmi, National Geographic Your Shot

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