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Old Mar 23rd, 2020, 03:24 AM
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Getting emotional now, my wedding in Lecce.
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Old Mar 23rd, 2020, 07:02 AM
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Thanks for posting these beautiful pictures everyone. Let's hope Italy and the rest of the world will soon be like this again.
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Old Mar 23rd, 2020, 07:57 AM
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https://www.italianways.com/sanmarti...-pain-and-hope

the most beautiful sculpture I have seen ( Napoli,2019)
taking pictures was not allowed
Pain and Hope , indeed !
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Old Mar 23rd, 2020, 08:10 AM
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Gorgeous. Bella Italia. Sigh.
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Old Mar 23rd, 2020, 10:22 AM
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I'll add a few more...

Portofino





Sorrento shops





Duomo, Florence





Nap time


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In the midst of all the sadness, these pictures bring joy and hope. Here are some of my fond memories.

on the way to Rif. Laveredo

Rif.Laveredo

Tre Cime di Lavaredo/Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks)

Sunset at the Tre Cime di Lavaredo/Drei Zinnen (Three Peaks)

The three peaks surrounding area.

A beautiful evening and overnight Rif. Drei Zinnen.
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Old Mar 23rd, 2020, 04:42 PM
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Cherthor, those are so lovely! Thank you. I've been to the Dolomites but my pictures don't hold a candle to yours. How fabulous. It is hard not to cry.
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FORZA!!

A city known for its canals and reflections.

Venezia---who could not fall in love with it?

Have you heard? The canals are just now crystal clear for the first time in ages--one can see to the bottom. All due to the lack of cruise ships.

For all of us who may be concerned about loved ones these days.

Ponte Fodorio.
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Old Mar 25th, 2020, 10:21 AM
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Lecce cat says, "Look into my eyes and repeat: I WILL GIVE YOU ALL MY CANNED FISH IMMEDIATELY, IF NOT SOONER." *Click on image for better view.

Spoleto

Castellucio

Burano

Bevagna

Gallipoli

Bevagna

Need I explain?

Perky dog (Monopoli).

View from Ponte Fodorio.

Reminder of ages past (Rome of course).

Near Trevi (Umbria).

Lecce. *Again, click on image for better view.
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Old Mar 25th, 2020, 10:58 AM
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Oh such fabulous photos! Sigh.
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Old Mar 25th, 2020, 11:03 AM
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Zebec, that last photo of the woman on bicycle, with the halo around her head, looks mightly angelic.
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Old Mar 25th, 2020, 12:49 PM
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Beautiful images zebec, you do have an eye for details and situations.
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Thx all for kind words. The irony here is that I still cannot get my best Italy/Venice highlites to upload from LightRoom (sound of hammer smashing equipment). Dunno what prob is. Sigh...
Isabel, we were Amalfi Coast-bound prior to the virus, so your opening shots are special for those of us who had to cancel.
Danon, that Monti bakery...Serpenti, no?

I am done. But not really.
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Is that a close up of Andrea Bocelli, or is that you, zebec?
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Old Mar 25th, 2020, 04:54 PM
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Originally Posted by zebec View Post
Thx all for kind words. The irony here is that I still cannot get my best Italy/Venice highlites to upload from LightRoom (sound of hammer smashing equipment). Dunno what prob is. Sigh...
Isabel, we were Amalfi Coast-bound prior to the virus, so your opening shots are special for those of us who had to cancel.
Danon, that Monti bakery...Serpenti, no?

I am done. But not really.
YES ! I stayed just a block away. It was in Rome 5-6 time before.
First time in Monti, loved it.
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midnight at the local Piazza, Monti

Rome, 2019
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Old Mar 25th, 2020, 06:13 PM
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Venezia

Bevagna *click on image for better view
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HollyCasa, neither actually. You could count the shots taken of us on one hand. By complete fluke, we arrived for our lengthy stay in Bevagna just as a perfect storm of celebrations was commencing. Ironically, none of those were its earlier, more high-profile Medieval fest (jayzus you should see the supposedly 'spontaneous' costumed portraits that NG superstar Steve McCurry took there--awesome). Instead it was if memory serves, a Labour Day, combined with a first-ever expanded Food Fest and also the annual Communion for tweeners. To top it all off, there was a '50s R+Roll version performance of Cinderella in the town's authentic historical theatre.
IMHO, Bevagna remains one of Europe's best-kept secrets.

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A few from beautiful Umbria....

Lago Trasimeno

Spaghetti alle vongole

Old Roman spa - Cianciale???

Haying time

Waterfall at another Roman spa

Village supper
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