Italy

Gondolas and a view to San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy

Gondolas and a view to San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of some gondolas tied up in San Marco with a view to the island of San Giorgio Maggiore in Venice, Italy. It was a quiet day for the gondoliers of San Marco when we wandered past. Most of their gondolas were waiting, with their bright blue covers pulled across them. The… Read More

Chianti Country View in Tuscany, Italy

Chianti Country View in Tuscany, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of a country view with a small village in the distance in Chianti – one of the most interesting parts of Tuscany, Italy. Chianti is famous for its wine, but the little villages and stunning scenery make for a very beautiful drive. I took this photo after driving from the village… Read More

Rooftop View in Vernazza, Italy

Rooftop View in Vernazza, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is a rooftop view in Vernazza, in Cinque Terre, Italy. I took this photo while walking up through town to join the trail that leads to Corniglia. Vernazza was my favourite village in Cinque Terre, and I think I will stay there when I next visit… Read More

The Gallery of Maps in the Musei Vaticani in the Vatican City

Gallery Of Maps in the Vatican City

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Today’s travel photo is of the Gallery of Maps inside the Vatican Museums in the Vatican City. This hall is one of my favourite parts of the Vatican Museums. It contains 40 detailed maps of the Italian regions and cities frescoed on the walls, as well as some other incredible frescoes covering the entire ceiling… Read More

Street view in Manarola, Italy

Street View in Manarola, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is a street view in the small village of Manarola in Cinque Terre, Italy. Manarola was the last of the five villages that we visited in Cinque Terre, wandering into town after walking from Riomaggiore. I don’t think I could ever get sick of looking at places like this. The scenes are… Read More

Crowded Canal in Venice, Italy

Crowded Canal in Venice, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of a crowded canal in the busy San Marco area of Venice, Italy. San Marco is the area where you will find the largest crowds as it has a lot of the major tourist attractions of Venice, most notable of which is Piazza San Marco and St Mark’s Basilica. The large… Read More

Tunnel into the arena in Pompeii, Italy

Tunnel into the Arena in Pompeii, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of one of the tunnels that leads into the arena in the ancient Roman ruined city of Pompeii, Italy. The arena in Pompeii is the oldest surviving Roman amphitheatre in the world, as it was the first to be built of stone, built around 70AD. Like most Roman cities, the arena… Read More

Path to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy

The Path to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of the wide pathway leading up to Capitoline Hill in Rome, Italy. Capitoline Hill is one of the Seven Hills of Rome and has a long and interesting history, dating back to ancient Rome. What now stands on the hill are some beautiful Medieval and Renaissance palaces that now combine as the… Read More

Pathway in Greve in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy

Pathway in Greve in Chianti, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of a pathway in the Tuscan town of Greve in Chianti. Greve is one of the larger Chianti towns and is well worth taking a day to wonder around. Its main piazza has lots of interesting shops and cafes, and its cobblestone streets lined with centuries old houses make it a… Read More

Tomato and Basil Bruchette in Sorrento, Italy

Tomato and Basil Bruschette in Sorrento, Italy

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Today’s travel photo is of some bruschette with fresh tomato and basil in Sorrento, Italy. The one thing that I wish I took more photos of when I was in Italy is the amazing food that I ate. I guess the food was usually so good that it was gone before I could even get… Read More

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