Category Archives: Italy

Venice, Italy – Various Other Shots

Here are a few other miscellaneous photos in and around Venice. (Modern) Artwork near an old city wall in Venice, Looking across the Grand Canal at the entrance to a cemetery on another island. A statue to a bold Venician … Continue reading

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Venice, Italy – Video of Bell Ringing – Bell Tower – St. Mark’s Basilica

Check out this video I took of the booming and majestic bell ringing at 9 p.m.. St. Mark’s Bell Tower in Venice, Italy.    

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Verona, Italy – City Central Sights

We spent a couple of hours in Verona, Italy, walking on the streets, enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of a bustling, picturesque city.  The streets of the city central, near the Roman arena were for walking only. Shops of … Continue reading

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Verona, Italy – Roman Arena

The Roman Arena in Verona was originally built in AD 30. Wow! It is now used for international opera performances. Wow! Enjoy the photos of this amazing structure..

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Verona, Italy – True Love and Letters Left At Juliet’s House

The setting for William Shakespeare’s play, ‘Romeo and Juliet’ was in Verona. Ever since the romantic mystique of Verona has remained. The tradition of lovers has it that Juliet’s house (house of Capulet) and balcony in Verona, Italy are special … Continue reading

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Padova – Padua, Italy

We spent a couple of hours in the old city center enjoying the sights, smells and sounds of the very old Italian city, Padova. Many of the buildings in this photo set date back to the 1200s and 1300s. Among … Continue reading

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Venice, Italy – The Arsenal (Ship Building Site)

The Arsenal dates back to the 12th century. By the 1600s it was the largest ship building facility in Europe.  Ships were built and naval firepower was prepared for the mighty Venetian navy. It was an industrial complex, like a … Continue reading

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