Tag: Cruise 2008

August 24, 2008 / Photography

Sorry, I can’t remember which church this is. I was more taken with the fact that the moon was clearly visible in the sky.

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August 24, 2008 / Photography

I love the toy-town coloured houses along the canal, leading to the lagoon of Venice, taken from the island of Burano.

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August 23, 2008 / Photography

This large room is dome shaped with a circular hole in the roof. The acoustics are perfect – we heard a traditional Croatian men’s choir sing here.  

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August 23, 2008 / Photography
August 21, 2008 / Photography
August 21, 2008 / Photography

This steep road leads from the port of Messina to the town of Taormina, through the foothills of Mount Etna. The coach I travelled on passed along the roads you…

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August 19, 2008 / Photography

Leaving the port of Livorno, there was a long harbour wall with several lighthouses along its length. This is one of them.

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August 19, 2008 / Photography

This translates to “old bridge”, which is precisely what you see. The bridge crosses the river Arno in Florence.

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August 19, 2008 / Photography
August 18, 2008 / Photography

Of course, no holiday in Italy would be complete without a photo of the Leaning Tower of Pisa – called the Banana Tower by the locals, as not only is…

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