Tuesday 17 October 2006

Rome, Italy

Everyone shares the streets in Rome

A little decoration for a bridge

Campo de' Fiori

Something amazing at almost every turn

Piazza Navona

View from the Spanish Steps at night

St. Peter's Basilica

The altar is 70 feet tall!

View of the dome

Swiss guards at the Vatican

Our hotel room in Rome

Ancient Roman port of Ostia Antica



A much needed lunch of pizza!

The Appian Way - all roads do lead to Rome after all!

The Spanish Steps


The Colosseum

A snack in amazing surroundings!

A view from the Roman Forum

The Roman Forum

Some amazing church interiors

The Trevi fountain

Piazza Navona

Of course, more ruins!

Homeward bound

Thursday 12 October 2006

Hill towns in Italy

The Tuscan countryside

San Gimignano

Street in San Gimignano


Just inside the walls of Civita


Cathedral in Orvieto

Our lunch stop in Orvieto - roast pork sandwiches

All gone!

Back streets

City wall

Our hotel room in Assisi

Piazza del Comune and Temple of Minerva in Assisi

The Umbrian countryside


Basilica of St. Francis

Just inside the walls of Assisi - our hotel is on the left

Enjoying a breakfast of cappuccino and pastry on the Piazza

Our hotel in Assisi

Street in Assisi

Signs of extreme dining pleasure!

A Baroque breakfast of (you guessed it!) cappuccino and pastry