Tag Archives: Italy

Festivals of Italy, Summer 2015


I have posted some pictures from the trip my father and I took to Italy last summer, but I have not properly written about it. Our trip, which lasted a little less than two weeks, was spent in Rome during … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Pinecones in Italy


Two pinecone sculptures in Italy: one outside the Vatican, one in the form of a water fountain near the Capitoline Museums.

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Photo of the Day: Montecassino Nativities


An abbey that was bombed during World War II, Montecassino nowadays can be explored with a tour guide, with museum exhibits including a room full of depictions of the Christmas story.

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Photo of the Day: Nativities in Capitoline Museums


More depictions of the Nativity/Madonna and Child seen in Rome.

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Photo of the Day: The Forum


Another hot morning, another major site seen in Italy!

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Photo of the Day: The Vatican


While our tour guide told us she would get in enormous trouble if any of us took photos in the Sistine Chapel, photography was permitted in most of the Vatican. Here are some pictures from that church/museum/site/country visit:

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Photo of the Day: Torre Argentina


This is actually going to be more than one photo. Torre Argentina is a cat sanctuary in Rome where cats hang out and lounge in the sun, sunbathing on or hiding amid old ruins, while they wait to be adopted … Continue reading

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