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A year in review – 2011

A year in review – 2011 It’s a damp, cold and drizzly day outside (December 13, 2011 – Kanata, Ontario – +3C and forecast for freezing drizzle overnight) so I decided to start our year end review a bit early … Continue reading

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Ogdensburg, NY – 2011 re-enactment of the French& Indian War

I arrived back from Italy on Saturday night and on Sunday joined with Graeme and others for a trip to Ogdensburg, NY to photograph the second day of the annual re-enactment activities. I will be continuing to post more images … Continue reading

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Rome, Italy – the Palatine Hill

The Palatine Hill overlooks the Roman Colosseum and the site of the ancient Roman Forum and was a very important residential area in the height of the Roman Empire. A walk through the ruins of the Palatine Hill is an … Continue reading

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The Vatican

Our plans for the day included a trip to the Vatican with our tour group. Although we were traveling in a dedicated tour bus, there was a bit of apprehension as the morning began. Rome’s public transit workers were staging … Continue reading

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Lunch in an Italian Country Setting

Lunch in an Italian Country Setting – Amalfi Coast, Italy After tromping through the ruins of ancient Pompeii, it was nice to get out into a farm setting for a pizza lunch. Once small catch though was that someone from … Continue reading

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Pompeii, Italy to an Amalfi Coast Farm Lunch

Pompeii, Italy to an Amalfi Coast Farm Lunch The original plan for the day included a trip by boat to Capri but inclement weather and rough waters, with worse conditions in the forecast, forced a change of plans and, instead … Continue reading

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Pompeii, Italy

Ancient Pompeii, Italy If you were an individual walking across this forum during two fateful days in 79 AD, you would most likely have died. (LOCATION)

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Florence to Amalfi Coast, Italy

Today was expected to be our long day in the bus. Little did we expect that the bus would hit a brick in the centre of the freeway and end up with a flat tire. We eventually ended up at … Continue reading

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Florence, Italy

Florence, Italy To begin our day, we traveled to the Galleria dell ‘Accademia where are guide took us through the various sculptures and works of art until we reached the Michelangelo sculpture of “David”. Photography in the Galleria dell ‘Accademia … Continue reading

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Natural History Museum of Venice – Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia

Today was a bit exciting for me as Adell and I wandered the streets of Venice looking for the Museo di Storia Naturale di Venezia. (Location) I had the address (S. Croce 1730 – 30135 VENEZIA – tel. (+39) 0412750206 ) … Continue reading

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