S: Joc and Nic's trip to Italy, 2010
BC: Nicole and Jocelyn's adventures in Italy, August 2010
FC: Nicole and Jocelyn's adventures in Italy, August 2010
1: ROMA First night in Italy, and on our bikes exploring the city and the Colosseum
2: The tour of the Roman Forum except we didn't always know what we were looking at....
3: Niki trying to cool off in the fountain | Awesome action shot
4: Joc sitting on her throne | Ummm, more ruins?
5: The old Roman Forum
6: A very impressive old church.... should have brought the guide book where does marble even come from?
7: The much anticipated (by Jocelyn) Colosseum!
8: The Pantheon, constructed after the defeat of Marc Anthony by Augustus around 50BC Much more impressive than we thought it would be!
10: Yes, there are two lesbians kissing in front of the Vatican. Love should be celebrated
11: The ancient centre of Rome
12: Hanging on the steps of the Italian Consulate and grave of the unnamed soldier
13: Left: our Rome bikes Below: water fountain photo shoot in Trastevere
14: Hanging out and biking around the hot streets of Rome.
15: The Roman Jewish Ghetto at night and the square we somehow kept arriving back at
17: Below: Our pizza picnic in the park | Above: the Spanish steps
18: Manarola in Cinque Terre Five fishing villages in the Italian Riviera
21: Our apartment in Manarola and the view from our deck
22: Hiking to the third village of Corniglia
24: Leaving Corniglia for Vernazza
25: A great view of Vernazza and then on to Monterosso for dinner on the beach!
27: The fishing boats pulled into the Vernazza village | Relaxing our feet after our final hike from Monterosso to Vernazza
29: The dramatic clouds of the coast would usually clear in the afternoon, so here are some more pics of our view
31: Left: the pink hazy venetian sky at night Below: Joc the homemaker and the view from our kitchen
32: The canals and streets of Venice
33: San Marcos Square
34: Nic wishing she could buy a Borsalino hat | Joc exploring all the mask and commedia stores
35: The fresh markets, restaurants and the Jewish ghetto
38: Canals of Venice Our two favorite pics
39: Dinner out on Bill and Laurel
40: Zattere and our area
41: A basilica built by those who survived the plague
42: Joc's photo shoot of Nic as we navigated our way back to Dorsoduro for some time away from the crowds
43: Biking in Lido
44: Last night in our place and a home cooked Italian meal
45: San Gimignano, Tuscany
47: Walking back and forth from our B and B to San Gim
50: Hanging pool side in Tuscany
51: Trying to take our own pics on the road to San Gim
52: Just walking around the countryside
55: Views from the tallest medieval tower
57: Florence, Tuscany