Tag Archive: Italy

Mental musings in Venice

Blue. Green. Emerald. Bluey greeny turquoise. The water is beautiful; a little choppy though in this gondola. But the air is crisp and I’m feeling cosy in my black wool jumper.  I’m looking… Continue reading

Curious holes in Herculaneum, Italy

The picture above was taken at the ruined town of Herculaneum, Italy, the perhaps lesser known but better preserved, sister of Pompeii. I am endlessly fascinated by the Roman way of life and… Continue reading

St Mark’s Basilica, Venice

Saint Mark’s Basilica sits in Piazza san Marco, Venice. This shot was taken as the sun was setting and really captures the golden facade in the failing light, giving it a warm glow… Continue reading

Photo theme: Round

I came across this photo challenge on the blog A Word in Your Ear and was greatly inspired by Sue’s photographs interpreting the concept of “round”. I loved delving through my travel albums… Continue reading

Sorrento, Italy

This picture was taken as I was wandering, somewhat aimlessly, around Sorrento, Italy, just soaking up the atmosphere and seeking shade in-between stops for coffee. The charm of the town is in its… Continue reading

Venice, Italy

  Venice is one of the most magical places I have ever been to, and such a photogenic place. I love this photograph for its crumbly buildings which you can see partly submerged… Continue reading

Herculaneum, Italy

  Herculaneum is amazingly preserved and walking through its streets you can really imagine what life would have been like. But with only other tourists around it does feel a little eerie, and… Continue reading