Tag: Italy

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 21, 2008 / Photography

The Ancient Greeks built a theatre in Taormina, Sicily. Part of the back wall is now ruined, revealing this view of Mount Etna.

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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 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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August 17, 2008 / Photography

A view across the small harbour of Portofino. Most of the shops opposite sell delicious ice cream.

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August 16, 2008 / Photography