Europe (2008)
Links to Europe texts: The arrival in Brussels | A nice morning in Ostende | Time has stopped in Bruges | Night and day in Brussels | Kutna Hora | Ossuary | First taste of the carnaval | Grande Synthe | Dunkerque Carnaval | First time in Ireland | Rugby final | Glendalough | Quiet wrap-up | Why go look further ? | On the road with PE | Discovery of Naples | Neapolitan evening | Around the forum | Monuments and villas | The lifestyle of Pompei | Sunday calm | The beautiful western coast | Classical Sicily | Oristano province ruins | Seaside charm | City highlights | Prelude, day 0 | Spirits high, day 1 | Freezing, first dive | Victoria | Piano, day 2 | Got to go, day 3 | Valetta | Glimpse of Granada | Catholic wonders | Night has fallen | The Nazrid Palaces | Alhambra | Alcazaba | Generalife | Mirador de San Nicola | Albaicin views | Central Granada | Flamenco nights | Bath and its abbey | Stroll in Bath | Enjoying Salisbury
Photos per year (number): 1994 (1) 1995 (23) 1996 (8) 1997 (5) 2001 (255) 2002 (483) 2003 (1157) 2004 (1074) 2005 (1093) 2006 (200) 2007 (54) 2008 (136)
The Air France fleet at sunrise

Orange garden in Aventino

View of Rome from the Aventino

Monastery of San Anselmo

View of Saint Peter's dome in the tree alley

Church in Aventino

By the banks of the Tibere

Trojan column

Trojan Forum

Trojan forum architecture

Hadrian's bronze statue

Splendid view of the Roman forum

Roman forum and Coliseum in the background

Roman ruins and Catholic churches

The famous Roman wolf with Remus and Romulus

Artists on Piazza Navona

The Calling of St Matthew

The 2 other St Matthew paintings

Rome's pantheon

Fountain in front of the Pantheon

Inside the pantheon

Impressive dome of the pantheon

In the pantheon

The famous Trevi Fountain

A Roman soldier with A mobile

The coliseum

Ground view of the Coliseum ruins

View of the stairs

A nearby church seen from the Coliseum

Splendid view of the coliseum from the second floor

A magnificent oval

Remains of former seats and tribunes

Fresco of an emperor

Ruins of a superb monument

Jumping at the Coliseum

Ancient stadium on the Palatino

Coliseum seen from The Palatino

Roman armies on a triumphal arch

Spring in the eternal city of Rome

Temple of Romulus

Mix of Roman and Catholic

Ara di Cesare

Imperial forum and Campidoglio

The Roman Forum and the Palatino hill

Massive columns in The forum

Triumphal arch in the forum

Everyone wants a shot at the forum

Nuns in front of a triumphal arch

Buzzing activity in central Rome

Basilica of Saint Peter

Obelisk, fountain and hemicycle of columns at Saint Peter's

The changing of The guards

Impressive entrance of Saint Peter's Basilica

Statues on the facade

Pilgrims attending the mass

La pieta of Michelangelo

The mass in Saint Peter's

Heavily decorated altar

The coupola

Inside a church on Piazza del Popolo

A Carvaggio in situ

Another Caravaggio

Amazing talent of Caravaggio

Effects of the rubbish collection strike in Naples

A colourful shop opposite Pompei

Basilica of Pompei

Temple of Apollo

Bronze of Minerva

Tempio di Giove at the end of the forum

Amphoras and moulds of victims

An impressive cast of a volcano victim

Charm of a villa on via dell' Abbondanza

Grand theatre

Scenes of wild animals and nature in an internal garden

Incredible condition of the street and villas

Explicit frescoes in the Lupanaro

The forum, tempio di Giove and Vesuvio

Sea view from our hotel in Sorrento

The great view of the coast from the Hotel Bellevue Syrene

Small beaches along Sorrento's coast

Entrance of the Hotel Bellevue Syrene

External terrace of our hotel

Bright and colourful shop at night

Pedestrian Sorrento by night

Cathedral of Sorrento

Inside Sorrento's cathedral

At dinner in a Sorrento restaurant

Positano in the Spring

Fruit vendor

Positano's famous houses perched on the cliff

Posing in front of Positano

View of Positano

Dome of San Gennaro

San Gennaro

Saint Marc on a church door

Inside San Gennaro

Lemon trees everywhere along the coast

Praiano and Positano

Another impressive location and beautiful house on the coast

Church of San Pancrazio

Facade of San Pancrazio

Hotel San Caterina and an impressive lift to the beach

First view of Amalfi

Amalfi's small harbour and beach

Colourful houses built on the cliffs

First view of Amalfi's beautiful cathedral

A truly beautiful building

Central street of Amalfi

Old staircases

Small staircase in Amalfi

Going up the stairs to the cathedral

Elaborate facade of Amalfi's cathedral

Inside the cloister of the cathedral

View from the cloister

Inside the former cathedral

Ceilings of the cathedral's crypt

Altar of the new cathedral

Chapel of the Reconciliation

View of Amalfi from the cathedral

Central Amalfi

Last view of Amalfi

A beautiful fortification on the top of a cliff

The view of Positano is captivating

A terrace view of Sorrento

A beautiful day in Sorrento

A morning view of the Vesuvio

Breakfast room at the Hotel Bellevue Syrene

Beautiful hotels on the cliffs of Sorrento

Small boats by the beaches at the bottom of the cliffs

Remnants of Roman buildings in the cliffs

    
Our Hotel Bellevue Syrene

Seaside views of Sorrento

Small harbour and beach front

Entrance to the Hotel Bellevue Syrene

The reception entrance

Beautiful frescoes inside a former church

    

 

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