~Circus Costume, Venezia Carnavale 2008 by Batistini Gaston, via Flickr~

Painted face masks, colorful costumes, riding the gondolas to the Doge's Palace, dance all night, ahh


Reminds me of a scene from Phantom of the Opera. "They say that this youth has set my Lady's heart aflame! Fop) His Lordship, sure, would die of shock! Fop) His Lordship is a laughingstock! (Confidante) Should he suspect her, God protect her!

Carnival Costume, Venice, Italy ~ by Georgianna Lane

Carnival Costume, Venice, Italy has a very unique and dramatic characters every year with something new from masks to costumes which each tells a historical story.

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