Playing Games with the Locals

This is my friend Mateo! While on an independent trip to Venice over a weekend I had many wonderful and personal experiences beyond the tourist aspect. I really enjoy exploring without a set plan, and interacting with people to receive a genuine cultural experience. While walking down a street I had thought I heard a basketball which isn’t too common here. I walked through a gate and found these kids playing outside of their church. I have a love for the game of basketball so I couldn’t resist and went in and started playing. We played a game of one on one and he told me his...

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