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Stupid tourist tricks: A penis among the pigeons

Tourism is supposed to educate the mind and enrich the soul, but sometimes it just gives people an excuse to behave more stupidly than they do at home. The scene below is a case in point:

Stupid tourist tricks

These two young tourists ignored the local ban on feeding pigeons in Venice, hauling out a supply of bird food and using it to tempt the Piazza San Marco's pigeons into posing for a photo op.

A penis among the pigeons
For unexplained reasons, one of the visitors whipped an artificial penis from his jeans and displayed it to the pigeons and people in St. Mark's Square.

Venice local police
Two policewomen soon put a stop to the pigeon-feeding and pornographic display. (According to our photographer, they were polite but firm, and no pink plastic objects were confiscated.)

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Andrew Hall

Idiots!

Brankica | Arsenal, my favorite place in Venice

I like this article, it stands out of the travel atricle crowd.
ALthough I liked some other Italian cities more, I still recommend people should see Venice. I however, could not stay there for more than a day or two.
Maybe some things from this article are the reason not to like it that much.
Anyway, I just wanted to say that there are those annoying crumbs sellers that just push you around to buy a bag and then feed the birds.

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