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Venice Gondola Capacity Reduced — Because of Overweight Passengers

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There’s some big news out of Venice.

Plus, a video of sightseeing boats at Niagra Falls depicts the disparity in social distancing rules between the US and Canada.

Those are some of the travel headlines I thought you, too, may find interesting today.

Big Problem in Venice

Fox News and The Guardian report that gondoliers in Venice reduced boat capacity — because too many tourists are overweight.

Speaking of boats:

A Tale of Two Countries — at Niagra Falls

A video of sightseeing boats shows an American boat packed with tourists. Another boat from Canada, though, has plenty of room for social distancing.

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