Ravenna After the Floods: A Surprising Summer Destination

Jul 24, 2023 540

BY: Giulia Grimaldi

The most famous image of Ravenna is one of freeze-frame tranquility: a white, wooden structure, like that of a picture frame, encapsulates a sandy beach reaching outwards into infinity.

Given the usual liveliness of these shores, the picture, captured by Luigi Ghirri, can feel a bit off-putting–and is even more haunting in the context of the devastating flood that hit Emilia Romagna earlier this summer, and put Ravenna, the entire region, and its famous beaches at a standstill.

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SOURCE: https://italysegreta.com

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