S: Italy Trip 2009
FC: Italy | 2009 | Udine Venice Florence and Rome
1: Chris and I traveled to Italy in 2009 to visit Mara and Emanuele, I had not seen her in over 20 years | Her parents were so glad to see us and they had not changed one bit!!! I was so nice to reconnect with them
2: 2009 | Travelling | byFOOT | a | The famous PIZZA
3: Venice | We enjoy and take in all the famous, beautiful sites of Venice. Of course we must try the food!!!!
4: San Marco Plaza | we made it
6: Florence, Italy. We stayed in a gorgous bed and breakfast. Took in amazing food and Ufizzi museum where some of the worlds most famous painting are!!!
7: Our bed and breakfast was a two room apartment that opened up to a wonderful open market. It was amazing!!!!!
8: on top of | the world | seeing the city from above
9: We are know in ROME.. can you believe we are leaning against the Pantheon!!! Really!! | After 2,000 yrs the Pantheon still remains the largest unreinforced concrete dome in the world. The height of the Oculas is equal to the inside diameter.
10: Rome has the most amazing fountains you will ever see in the world!!!!!!!
11: The Spanish Steps in Rome. It was obviously packed with people!!!! | The Ugly Boat
12: The ruins of Ceasars Palace were very intersting to see and imagine in that time!
13: Rome, Italy
14: This was a beautiful window inside the Pantheon in Rome. It took many tries to build the Pantheon, just before the last try the archetect stated that if he didn't get it built that last time he would not build it at all.
15: Rapheal, the great artist tomb is above left. He died at the age of 37. A large piece of his work is displayed in the Vatican. Michealangelo, Leoanardo Da Vinci and Rapheal are considered the trinity of great artists in that period.
17: Udine, Italy is Mara's hometown. A city located in the northeast part of Italy. When standing on the balcony of the building below, you can see the mountain ranges from the next country!!!
19: Taking all the architect in Italy was so amazing, but the most amazing part of it was sharing it with Mara and her husand!!!
20: Trip of a lifetime
23: Our trip was so amazing. It ended to quickly and I am sad to leave my friend. I hope I willl be able to return to see my friends again soon. | 2009