• 3O photos to make you want to visit Venice, Florence and Rome
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    30 photos to make you want to visit Venice, Florence and Rome

    Here is a photo essay on Italy’s famous troika of Venice, Florence and Rome that is sure to incite travel pangs in people who already have or are yet to visit Italy. Venice Read more about what to do when you have only 1 day to spend in Venice Florence Also read, Exploring Florence in 3 days and Making a day trip to the Tuscan countryside from Florence Rome

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    What a beautiful world ! #2 – Grand Trunk Road

    There can be no doubt about the fact that Steve McCurry is one of the greatest photographers ever. Award winning contributions to leading publications notwithstanding, there is a very humane, down-to-earth appeal that is immediately evident in all his photographs. One of my favorite photo essays are his vignettes of the Grand Trunk Road. This road crisscrosses the Indian subcontinent, stretching from Kabul to Kolkata, and is dripping with history at every turn. Virtually all of these photographs will transport you to a different era, in a different place. Pay attention to the way he captures the proletariat in these places, going about their daily lives, while cinematic scenes unfolding in the background (for e.g., a…