As you wander around Venice and its suburbs you can see that the residents don’t have much outside space in which to hang washing. In fact most houses don’t have a garden at all. So washing is hung out of upstairs windows along the front of the houses or apartments.
As Venice has developed over the years with many bridges and narrow alleyways and streets criss crossing the city. Much of the old property has a run down appearance and must be expensive to maintain.
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