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Tango on the Steps of the Santa Maria della Salute

October 2, 2013

It’s true. Once a month, Argentinian Tango invades the steps of the Santa Maria della Salute basilica in Venice, with the moon flooding the scene and people gancho and volcada to their hearts content. There is nothing like coming upon this scene unawares, as I did a few years back, to see maybe twenty couples dance across the marble terrace in front of this amazing domed church that has become an emblem of the city. It certainly revived an interest in me of this beautiful erotic dance…

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