Al's trip to Italy

The pictures have all been taken with a brand new Sony "Cybershot" camera with a Carl Zeiss 2.8-5.4/7.9-23.7 lens.  It is a 10.1 mega pixel with an ISP of 1600.   Most places forbid flash cameras.  None of the shots were made with a flash.

I took over 2400 pictures.   So what you see will be less than 1/4 of them. Hopefully, the pages will document the trip and each experience in an understandable way

All the pictures are "thumbnails" just click on each to see a larger version

Matt's Pad - My grandson's temporary abode in Italy
Assisi - The Home of St Francis
Capri & Sorrento - Somewhat over rated but interesting none the less
Florence - Like art? This is the place!
Ravello & the Amalfi Coast - Great place to visit!
Pompeii - Just a remnant of itself
Sienna - The Famous Walled City
Venice - My vote for the most unique & beautiful city in Italy


St Peters Basilica  - You have to see this!!!
Basilica Prassede
Castle Saint AngeloAmazing history!
Catacombs - An old, old cemetery
Church of the Bones - A blot on Christianity
Church of the Holy Stairs  - Interesting!
Coliseum & the ForumReal History!!!
Pantheon - The Romans had a lot of Gods!
Church of Quo Vadis  Where Peter was asked by God - "Where are you going?"
Rome Hotel & Environs - Interesting on many levels
Saint John Lateran
Saint Mary Major Basilica
Saint Paul's Outside The Walls - One of my favorites!
St Peter In Chains Basilica
Santa Croce in Gerusalemme
Santa Maria del Popolo
Spanish Steps - Interesting!
Sistine Chapel & The Vatican - One of the most beautiful things in this world!
        and the Papal Audience.
Trevi Fountain - We have all heard of this fountain!
Miscellaneous Churches around Rome -

The most beautiful thing in all of Italy!!!!

This is the new Euro coinage

It runs from 1 cent to 2 Euros  A Euro is about $1.35 US

You will also notice that I got a 20 cent slug in change!



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