Murano Glass Shop

A different kind of picture from Italy.  Taken from Murano Island off of Venice where much of the fancy hand blown glassware that the place is famous for is made.  I didn’t make it out to the island when I was in Italy in 2001, so it was kind of… Continue reading

Cinque Terre – Vernazza

OK, last one of Vernazza… Looking back as we were hiking out of town.  I’m not sure why I have a disproportionate number of pictures from Vernazza – must have been the most picturesque town of the five. Pictures taken with Canon 60D, EF-S 10-22mm lens @ 17mm, f/16, 1/160… Continue reading

Cinque Terre – Vernazza

Merry Christmas! A shot from on the brake wall from the previous picture.  You can’t really make out a trail thanks to the vegetation, but the trail comes in from the upper left here. Pictures taken with Canon 60D, EF-S 10-22mm lens @ 10mm, f/16, 1/400 sec, ISO 1600

Cinque Terre – Vernazza

Apparently I tagged a bunch of pictures form Cinque Terre for posting, but never post them… so we’re going to have a few more of those to round out the year. This is another of Vernazza from above as we were coming down into the town. Pictures taken with Canon… Continue reading


This is probably recognizable, being the Roman Colosseum, but from the inside showing the under-floor structure.  At the time I didn’t figure I’d ever be back, but as it turns out I did have a chance to visit again about ten years later.  I’ll eventually look through those pictures and see… Continue reading