S: Italia 2010
BC: Mom, Thank you for an amazing trip and a wonderful Italian experience! I Love You, Karen
FC: Italia 2010
1: Florence | Venice | Our trip of a lifetime... July 18 - Aug 27, 2010 | Rome
2: Stepping back through time...
3: ...to the heart of ancient Rome
4: Gladiators fought criminals and wild animals for show... | COLOSSEUM
5: ...in a remarkable arena built at the peak of the Roman Empire.
6: The Basilica of Saint Paul
8: Spanish Steps
9: Trevi Fountain
10: Umbrella Pines | A monument to honor the first king of a unified Rome | Rome ~ The Eternal City
11: Vatican City
12: Vatican Museum | Mosaics | Room of tapestries
13: Tombs | Hercules
14: The Holy See
15: The Holy Father
16: Saint Peter's Piazza | The Holy Door
17: St. Peter's Statue | The Basilica of Saint Peter | Michelangelo's Pieta
18: Inside the largest church in the world...
20: Bay of Naples
21: Castel Nuovo | Built by our ancestor, Charles I of Anjou, the founder of the Angevin Dynasty.
23: The excavation of a city completely buried by ash following the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD
25: Preserved as plaster casts, human remains of victims have been unearthed.
26: Firenze | Florence
27: Duomo (Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore)
28: Baptistery of Saint John | Gates of Paradise
30: Michelangelo's David (1501-1504) | Standing 17 ft tall in the Galleria dell' Accademia and representing the biblical hero David, "the giant" became a symbol of the civil freedom and virtue of republican Florence.
31: Santa Croce Church | Tomb of Michelangelo | Tomb of Galileo Galilei
32: Ponte Vecchio | View of Florence from the Piazza de Michelangelo
33: World Class Shopping
34: Castello di Verrazzano
35: Chianti Classico
37: San | Gimignano
40: Basilica of Saint Mark
41: Saint Mark's Square
42: The Island of Burano
44: Vino de la Casa, Rossa
45: Due espresso | Gelato, Gelato, Gelato!!!