Tagged: Italy

A Piece Of Sky From Past

Again from my archives. The famous Piccolomini (Pope Pius II) was born in Pienza, Italy. This is the view of the arched wall from exteriors of the palace. I missed visiting the interiors as...

Sunbrella from Venice

Have you seen a “sunbrella”? Carver coined this term for this umbrella from Venice. Walking along the narrow lanes of Venice, crossing the cute little bridges I came across this outgrown sunflower. I stared...

The Blue of Sky and Sea

Is the blue below the reflection of blue above? Seeing this sight I obviously got the impression the deep sea water is reflecting the sky above. Science has a different answer though. The water...

Sky Watching Statues

Can you guess where these shots were taken? These shots were taken on the roof top of Milan cathedral. If you are ever there don’t miss the visit to roof top of the cathedral....

The Language of Flowers – A Book Review

The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh  Victoria, the main character in this novel, has the gift to understand flowers and the emotions each flower conveys. It is this talent that makes her wanted...

Modena, Street View

Modena, Ferrara, and Bologna are in news today for sad reasons. Earthquake today struck about 22 miles northwest of Bologna. The origin is in between Ferrara and Modena. Number of deaths has increased to...

Mother

The theme for this Thursday’s Challenge is Mother. It will be a real challenge to any one who would try to define this word even in 1000 words let alone a picture. For me...

Trevi’s Fountain, Rome

Trevi’s Fountain; it is undoubtedly the most beautiful fountain of Rome. We visited it at twilight hour. Sun was withdrawing its rays and the lamps around were beginning to take over the role of...

Tuscan Poppies

The sight of Tuscan red poppies greets you as you drive through Tuscany. It was late April when we drove through this scenic region. There were patches of bright red bursts here and there;...