I love the toy-town coloured houses along the canal, leading to the lagoon of Venice, taken from the island of Burano.

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This large room is dome shaped with a circular hole in the roof. The acoustics are perfect – we heard a traditional Croatian men’s choir sing here.  

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Mountain road

This steep road leads from the port of Messina to the town of Taormina, through the foothills of Mount Etna. The coach I travelled on passed along the roads you see here minutes before I took the photo.

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Leaning Tower of Pisa

Of course, no holiday in Italy would be complete without a photo of the Leaning Tower of Pisa – called the Banana Tower by the locals, as not only is it leaning, it is curved thanks to efforts by builders in centuries gone by who added more levels to the already leaning tower (which used […]

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