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.Read more "Mountain road"
The Ancient Greeks built a theatre in Taormina, Sicily. Part of the back wall is now ruined, revealing this view of Mount Etna.Read more "Greek theatre"
Leaving the port of Livorno, there was a long harbour wall with several lighthouses along its length. This is one of them.Read more "Livorno lighthouse"
This translates to “old bridge”, which is precisely what you see. The bridge crosses the river Arno in Florence.Read more "Ponte Vecchio"
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 […]Read more "Leaning Tower of Pisa"
A view across the small harbour of Portofino. Most of the shops opposite sell delicious ice cream.Read more "Portofino"
The pillars in the foreground form the gateway to the Vatican City.Read more "Vatican"