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Touch Venice's Stone Heart - Find Love

By Philippa Burne, UK, February 2012

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I always say never try to find an address in Venice: the street numbering system is a mystery only understood by fifth-generation Venetians, and the street layout is equally baffling. However, if you’re looking for lasting love (and who isn’t?) then you’ll have to find your way to one small street in Venice, touch your hand to a stone heart embedded in the wall and trust in the magic of the city to do the rest.

Venice is full of wonderful stories, legends, mysteries, ghosts. The magic of the stone heart comes from one of these stories. Once a Venetian fisherman called Orio caught in his net a mermaid called Melusina. They fell in love...

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