Italy (Cities)

 

 

 

Florence

 

 

 

 

 

Florence/Duomo Views at Dusk

 

 

 

  Ponte Vecchio

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Street Artist

 

 

 

 

  Duomo Architectural Detail

 

 

 

  Boy with Pinnochio Puppet

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Duomo and Baptistery from Campanile

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Florence rooftops.

 

 

 

 

  Sculpture at Pitti Palace

 

 

 

 

 

  Bike locks near Ponte Vecchio

 

 

 

 

 

  Gondolier on Arno

 

 

 

 

  Scooters at the ready.

 

 

 

  Store within Market ... with everything.

 

 

 

  Pinocchios

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Segue tour of the city

 

 

 

 

  I Madonnari

 

 

 

 

  Meat market

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Basic transport for a family

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Gelato break for a family

 

 

 

 

 

Milan

 

 

Galleria Vittoria Emanuelle II

 

 

 

Fashion District

 

 

Train Station

 

 

 

Milan Cathedral Rooftop

 

 

 

  Tram unloading, Milan

 

 

 

  Tram at La Scala, Milan

 

 

 

  Chess players, Milan Park.

 

 

 

 

  Subway entrance, Milan

 

 

 

  Jumping for photo, Galleria

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Cathedral rooftop complexity

 

 

 

 

 

  Dining in the Galleria

 

 

 

 

  Fashion Logos From Cathedral Roof

 

 

 

 

  Wide angle panorama of Galleria

 

 

 

 

  Lighting candles in the cathedral, Milan

 

 

 

 

   Milan Cathedral

 

 

 

 

  Rush from train, Milan

 

 

 

 

  Fashion windows and fashion, Milan

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Siena

 

 

Horses selected for the Palia (see Palia di Siena) walked

through the streets with followers.

 

 

 

  Inside the Siena Cathedral

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Parade before Palia selections. 

 

 

 

  Architectural detail of Cathedral. 

 

 

 

 

  Street detail.

 

 

 

 

  Waiting for horses to be selected for the Palia

 

 

 

 

 

San Gimignano

 

From the Campanile

 

  Pottery Store

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Covered Dining

 

 

 

 

  Rooftops and pigeon

 

 

 

 

 

  From the Campanile

 

 

 

 

 

 

Venice

 

 

 

Scenes from walking the streets

(Gondolier, vegetable market, store window)

 

 

  Refreshment

 

 

 

 

 

  Gondola Drivers

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Dining on the water.

 

 

 

  Grand Canal Vistas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Ongoing Art Exhibit

 

 

 

 

 

 

   Doorways and Windows

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  St. Marks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Masks

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Gondolas

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Lunch Guest

 

 

 

 

  Selected Meals (including Cuttle Fish Pasta)

 

 

 

 

 

The Traveler

 

 

Photography

All photos were taken with a Canon 60D, with the exception of the pictures of food.  These we taking with an iPhone 3G.  Some cropping and some adjustments to dynamic range have been made to a subset of the photos.  No adjustments have been made to hue or saturation.  The "Traveler Photo" was taken by Leila Thompson, Trek Leader,  in the Dolomite Mountains.