Venice is decomposing

Go to Venice soon! Because if the current trend will hold, the city will be decomposed rather soon.

rotting Venice 1rotting Venice 2rotting Venice 3

Looking at the costs and the corruption of large projects like the flood protection system MOSE, it might be better to let Venice die a slow death of drowning. The few thousand people could move, and we would have a modern Atlantis, posing as a warning of the consequences of climate change.

funeral boat Venice

(Zur deutschen Fassung.)

About Andreas Moser

Travelling the world and writing about it. I have degrees in law and philosophy, but I'd much rather be a journalist, a spy or a hobo.
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2 Responses to Venice is decomposing

  1. moonskittles says:

    Ohh I like that! Modern Day Atlantis!! :D

  2. djgarcia94 says:

    I’ve read that Venice was founded by Romans trying to escape Attila the Hun. I don’t know if it’s true, but it was artificial to begin with.

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