Sunday, June 26, 2016

"Thousands of Tourists Stranded En Route to Christo's 'Floating Piers'"

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Interest in Christo's new project The Floating Piers on Lake Iseo in northern Italy has left approximately 3,000 people stranded at a train station in the nearby city of Brescia.

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In a statement on his website, Christo assured visitors, “The Floating Piers is absolutely free and accessible 24 hours a day, weather permitting. There are no tickets, no openings, no reservations and no owners.

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However, organizers announced that the installation will temporarily close from midnight on Thursday until 7:30 a.m. on Friday for essential maintenance work.