Looming large over the whole of beautiful Florence in Italy, is the Duomo. Designed by Filippo Brunelleschi, the enormous dome was added to the cathedral in the 15th century, almost two centuries after initial construction began.
This jetty sits upon the sandy beach at Lido di Jesolo, in north east Italy. I ventured out in the early hours of the morning to explore, and came across this scene that was too good to ignore.
The world famous Amalfi Coast in Italy is a UNESCO World Heritage site. It’s easy to see why, with its distinctive architecture and hilly conditions. I think it’s best viewed from the water.
Just look at the talent on display by this street artist here! Incredible.
These rocks live off the coast of Capri, and are a bit of a playground for boats. What did this image teach me? Capri is a beautiful island, and very popular with people who own expensive and impressive boats. I shall most likely never be one of those people.
This statue, found in Florence, depicts Lodovico de Medici. who was a young fighting captain also known as Giovanni delle Bande Nere, after his mercenary group (the Black Bands). By all accounts he was quite the thug, and enjoyed his time as a condottiero – a kind of mercenary captain. He was fatally wounded in …
Here’s an older shot from a trip to Italy a few years ago, a beautiful country that is going through a very bad time. What did this image teach me? I like Italy. It’s a beautiful country, and I have no idea when I’ll get a chance to visit again.