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Travelled to Italy... arriving in Rome, (Italy) via (Abu Dhabi) and (Singapore), then travelled to/through; Rome, Siracuse, Palermo, Trapani, Castellammare del Golfo, (Sicily), Bologna, Cesenatico, Rimini, (Emilia-Romagna), San Marino, Perugia, Tuoro, (Umbria) Rome (Italy) and back home via (Abu Dhabi) and (Singapore)...

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The Colosseum
The Colosseum aka Flavian Amphitheatre on a typical spring afternoon, Rome, Italy.

Piazza San Pietro
The famous St Peter's Square, where people ridiculously wait in a queue over 1km long to gain entry, Vatican City.

Spanish Steps
The surprisingly popular Spanish Steps, which connects Piazza di Spagna with Piazza Trinità di Monti, Rome, Italy.

Fontana Di Trevi
The extremely popular and renovated Trevi Fountain, Rome, Italy.

Roman Nights
Walking the back-streets of Via del Boschetto, Monti, Rome, Italy.

Golden Arches
The Colosseum hauntingly lit up during the evening, Monti, Rome, Italy.

Sicily Route Map

Mount Etna
Spectacular view of Mount Etna, Catania, Sicily, Italy.

On the Streets
On the picturesque baroque island streets, Ortigia, Sicily, Italy.

This Old House
Traditional coloured house on the Mediterranean foreshore, Ortigia, Sicily, Italy.

Romantic Ragusa
The irrepressibly romantic baroque town, Ragusa, Sicily, Italy.

Magical Modica
View of the baroque hillside town from the main street, Modica, Sicily, Italy.

Siracuse Blues
The alluring blue waters of the Mediterranean coast-line, Siracuse, Sicily, Italy.

Cattedrale di San Nicolò
Restored to it's former baroque glory, the imposing Cattedrale di San Nicolò, Noto, Sicily, Italy.

Cappuccini Catacombs
The macabre Cappuccini Catacombs, where people pay to be embalmed and hung in the monastery crypt, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Piazza Pretoria
View to Quattro Canti along Via Maqueda from the Piazza Pretoria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Sicilian Artichokes
Fresh Sicilian artichokes at the Mercato Vucciria, Palermo, Sicily, Italy.

Corner of Paradise
Originally a local fishing village, now a stunning and popular tourist beach, Mondello, Sicily, Italy.

Street Art
Ceramic lemons on the walls of the Kasbah (ie. old Arab quarter), Mazara del Vallo, Sicily, Italy.

Golden Beach
Reputedly, one of the most beautiful beaches on the Mediterranean coastline, San Vito lo Capo, Sicily, Italy.

Smugglers Cove
The stunningly beautiful old tuna fishing and smugglers bay (and Ocean's 12 backdrop), which now has much sought-after, but basic sea-side accommodation, Tonnara di Scopello, Sicily, Italy.

La Stanze
The ornate and atmospheric 16th century lounge, formerly Palazzo Bentivoglio, of the Le Stanze bar, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

The Morning After
After a big night out, in the historic and now famous hipster 'eat and drink' street of Via Del Pratello, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Fresh Sardines
Fresh sardines for sale at the Via Pescherie Vecchie markets, Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Two Towers
The famous Two Towers, (ie. Asinelli and Garisenda family towers), Bologna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Italian Portico
Typical Italian portico or porch built on the front of buildings, Modena, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Da Vinci Canal
Old-style boats on the canal surveyed by Leonardo Da Vinci, Cesenatico, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Baptistery Ceiling
The intricate mosaic roof of the Battistero Neoniano or Baptistery of Neon, Ravenna, Emilia-Romagna, Italy.

Cesta Tower
Cesta Tower (aka De La Fratta) on the highest peak Monte Titano, San Marino.

San Lorenzo's Steps
Italians love to sit on steps and drink, in this instance the steps of the Cattedrale di San Lorenzo in the Piazza IV Novembre, Perugia, Umbria, Italy.

Spello Streets
Life on the cobbled streets, Spello, Umbria, Italy.

Vino Rosso
Late afternoon in the vineyards in the Umbrian country-side, Bagni, Umbria, Italy.

Orvieto Views
View of the red-rock Etruscan city, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy.

Palazzo dei Consolis
Entrance to the Museo Civico in the old Palazzo dei Consoli on a wet and rainy day, Gubbio, Umbria, Italy.

Other Italian photos from my travels;

Italian photos


Posted by joffre 17:33 Archived in Italy Tagged singapore italy sicily photography abu_dhabi vatican_city san_marino joffre

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I very much like the Roman nights photo. It's very atmospheric.

by irenevt

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