Tag: Italy

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

Viewed from a street in Sorrento, someone has hung lots of fruit and vegetables on their balcony.

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August 28, 2008 / Photography
August 25, 2008 / Photography

The Sea Cloud is a sailing cruise ship – most unusual. Pictured here docked in Venice, the passengers we spoke to from this ship told us their next port of…

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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

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 24, 2008 / Photography
August 21, 2008 / Photography