Poveglia Island

Poveglia Island, off the coast of Venice, Italy, is one of the world's darkest epicenters. According to legend, the island was formed from the ashes of burned plague victims, criminals and mental patients who were exiled there.

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Nick shooting Zak in Piazza San Marco, Venice. 960 1280

  

Nick shooting Zak and Aaron on a water taxi in Venice. 960 1280

  

A night shot of the Grand Canal taken from the Rialto Bridge in Venice. 960 1280

  

The main structure on Poveglia Island. 960 1280

  

Nick and Aaron shoot Zak interviewing historian Federico Moro with their translator, Alfredo Salvadego (right of Zak). 960 1280

  

Half-finished construction on Poveglia Island. 960 1280

  

Zak, Nick and Aaron interviewing Manuel Vecchina on Poveglia Island. 960 1280

  

Interior of main structure on Poveglia Island. 960 1280

  

Zak and Nick inside main structure on Poveglia Island. 960 1280

  

Zak wearing a doctor's mask during the Poveglia lockdown. 960 1280

  

Zak and Nick during the lockdown. 960 1280

  

Nick during the lockdown. 960 1280

  

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