Everybody knows the story of Pompeii. However it was quite solemn to visit the ruined city, painstakingly excavated. Pictured here with the volcano that destroyed it, Vesuvius, in the background.Read more "Pompeii"
No explanation required – I just liked the colour!Read more "Beach huts in Sorrento"
This grand bridge spans the bay near the port of Gruz.Read more "Dubrovnik bridge"
If you have read the caption for the photo “Terracotta quilt“, you’ll notice I said almost all the rooves were re-tiled. This is one of the few that evaded damage in the conflict and was not replaced.Read more "Old roof tiles"
All the tiled rooves in Dubrovnik are bright and orange, partly because the city was shelled in the Siege of Dubrovnik in 1991/2, causing extensive damage to the buildings. Almost all of the rooves have since been replaced. It also helps that no cars are permitted in the old city. Seen from the city walls, […]Read more "Terracotta quilt"
This photo of the monastery in Dubrovnik was taken from high on the city ramparts.Read more "Dubrovnik monastery"
… this time pictured shortly after leaving Venice.Read more "Another sunset at sea"
This is the “car park” for the Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore, which sits proudly in the harbour of Venice. There doesn’t appear to be much on the islet except for a church.Read more "Isola di San Giorgio Maggiore"
As we sailed out of Venice, these small boats didn’t seem to care that a 70,000 ton ship was heading straight for them!Read more "Leaving Venice"
This is the bow of the ship we cruised on, the Legend of the Seas.Read more "Legend of the Seas"