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Snapshots of Ivrea

Snapshots of Ivrea, Italy: Everyday moments during a not-so-everyday celebration. Highlights of the City: 1. Battle of the Oranges One of the most famous and particular Italian carnival celebrations, the Battle of the Oranges represents the town’s liberation from tyranny with an … Continue reading

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Photo Essay: Battle of the Oranges, The Fight

It was my first time in Ivrea, in Piedmont actually, and though the city had its carnevale mask on glimpses of the town could be found through the mask. I was lucky to be there on the first day in … Continue reading

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Carnevale in Italy, The Battle of the Oranges

Everyone knows about carnevale in Venice, filled with masks, elaborate costumes and intrigue it’s one of the most famous carnival celebrations in the world. But carnevale in Italy is more than just Venice! Actually it’s celebrated in every little town and … Continue reading

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