Florence, Rome and Pompeii - January 2013

Selection from the 500+ photos and clips

Florence

The Duomo church in marble (Paul in the foreground)

 

View of Florence from the top of the Duomo

 

"David" in the Galleria dell'Academia

 

Michelangelo's Piéta

 

Piazzale Michelangelo with a bronze version of the famous statue

 

View of the Ponte Vecchio over the Arno River

 

The Duomo dome from the Uffizi Gallery

 

Dinner at Marco's who hosted us in Florence

 

Rome and Pompeii

Plaza of the Capitolini Musei (by Michelangelo)

 

The Colosseum

 

Ruins of the Roman Forum (Palatine Hill)

 

Ruins of Emperor Tiberius' house (above) and the house of the Vestals

 

The three columns left from the temple of Castor and Poliux

 

On the famous Spanish Steps

 

The Fountain of Trevi

 

The Pantheon

 

In old Pompeii, with Mount Vesuvius in the background

 

Visiting the ruins of of Pompeii

 

In old Pompeii, with Mount Vesuvius in the background

 

A plaster cast of a victim from Pompeei

 

Egyptian art in the Musei Vaticani

 

Approaching the Sistine Chapel

 

In the Sistine Chapel (no photos allowed…)

 

In the Colosseum

 

In the Colosseum

 

In the Colosseum