PHOTO DIARY: EXPLORING ITALY

“ONE’S DESTINATION IS NEVER A PLACE, BUT A NEW WAY OF SEEING THING” – SUSAN SONTAG

On this day three years ago I was finishing up my time in Italy and was getting ready to head over to Greece. I was very fortunate enough to visit Verona, Venice, Florence, Pisa, Rome, Vatican City, Isle of Capri, Sorrento and Pompeii whilst I was there, and IΒ absolutely loved it! The food, the architecture, the locals, the atmosphere – everything! I had such a wonderful time whilst I was visiting and I have included some of my favourite photos from my adventures.

If you have any questions about any of the places I visited, please leave me a comment! πŸ™‚

 

VERONA

JULIET'S BALCONY
JULIET’S BALCONY
VERONA ARENA
VERONA ARENA
BARBIERI PALACE
BARBIERI PALACE

VENICE

BRIDGE OF SIGHS
THE LEANING TOWER OF VENICE?
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INSIDE DOGE’S PALACE
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HIDDEN CANALS
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RIALTO BRIDGE
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GONDOLA RIDE THROUGH THE CANALS
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DELICIOUS ITALIAN CUISINE
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SAINT MARK’S BASILICA

FLORENCE

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PIAZZA DEL DUOMO
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GELATO!
FAKE STATUE OF DAVID
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CITY OF FLORENCE
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CALZONE
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PONTE SANTA TRINITA

PISA

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THE LEANING TOWER OF PISA

ROME

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THE COLOSSEUM
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THE COLOSSEUM
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THE MOUTH OF TRUTH
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SEAFOOD GNOCCHI
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TREVI FOUNTAIN
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THE SPANISH STEPS
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PANTHEON

VATICAN CITY

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SAINT PETER’S BASILICA
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INSIDE VATICAN MUSEUM

THE ISLE OF CAPRI

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CAPRI BEACH
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CAPRI HARBOUR

SORRENTO

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SORRENTO COAST
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SORRENTO HARBOUR
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SORRENTO COAST
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SORRENTO COAST
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THE ABANDONED MILL
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PHOTO STOP – BARI

POMPEII

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ANCIENT RUINS OF POMPEII
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ANCIENT RUINS OF POMPEII
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ANCIENT RUINS OF POMPEII

9 Comments Add yours

  1. Great photos! I visited Italy myself last year, loved it there! Didn’t get to go to Sorrento, wish I had as it looks fantastic!

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    1. We were only in Sorrento for a night, I wish we had more time there. Oh well, next time! πŸ™‚

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  2. Merrill says:

    Thanks for stopping by MeetYouintheMorning.wordpress.com
    Another fellow traveler bitten with the travel bug!
    I love Italy and your photos are beautiful. I’m thinking to return soon and get off the tourist highway this time.
    Merrill

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    1. Thank you πŸ™‚ It’s always good to take the road less traveled!

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  3. I love Italy and your pictures are great. Glad you checked out my blog which led me to yours. My daughter and I traveled to Italy in 2010. Missed Verona, Florence and Venice. Hope to see them on another trip. We loved Manarola, Spent 3 days there. Will be happy to follow your blog.

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    1. Thank you! I enjoyed many of your posts on Hawaii. I visited last year and I absolutely loved it – though I wish I’d had more time there, 6 nights just wasn’t enough!

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  4. huynhtracy says:

    Thanks for liking my blog post! Italy looks like a dream. Definitely on the bucket list of places to travel πŸ™‚

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  5. Rome is by far my all time favorite city that I’ve stayed in so far, i was living in milan two years ago and in comparison to Rome, Milan is a dumpster.

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    1. I haven’t been to Milan, but I imagine that Rome is going to be a hard place to top!

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