Tag: Cruise 2008

August 28, 2008 / Photography

Everybody knows the story of Pompeii. However it was quite solemn to visit the ruined city, painstakingly excavated. Pictured here with the volcano that destroyed it, Vesuvius, in the background.

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August 28, 2008 / Photography
August 26, 2008 / Photography
August 26, 2008 / Photography

If you have read the caption for the photo “Terracotta quilt“, you’ll notice I said almost all the rooves were re-tiled. This is one of the few that evaded damage…

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August 26, 2008 / Photography

All the tiled rooves in Dubrovnik are bright and orange, partly because the city was shelled in the Siege of Dubrovnik in 1991/2, causing extensive damage to the buildings. Almost…

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August 26, 2008 / Photography
August 25, 2008 / Photography
August 25, 2008 / Photography

This is the “car park” for the Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, which sits proudly in the harbour of Venice. There doesn’t appear to be much on the islet except…

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August 25, 2008 / Photography

As we sailed out of Venice, these small boats didn’t seem to care that a 70,000 ton ship was heading straight for them!

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August 24, 2008 / Photography