Here are some photos from our trip to Italy in Summer 2007.

Roma Tre university

Ljudmila in front of Piramide

The tightrope walkers of Colosseo

Ljudmila, preparing to take on lions and gladiators :)

Outside the colosseum.

Jason, inside the colosseum (with a silly fanny pack)

The view from the colosseum

Never try to pet a lion's teeth :0

Jason in the forum (a funny thing happened on the way there . . .)

Of course, the crosses in Rome are built taller than the ruins.

A Roman emblem

The steps of Vittoriano

Tomb of the unknown sodier in Vittoriano

Ljudmila in front of the Fontana di Trevi (too many people around for her to take a swim)

Neptune's Triton with the docile seahorse (representing calm seas)

A Roman column

The Pantheon (now a Catholic church)

The altar of the Pantheon

Bernini's Elefantino supports an Egyptian obelisk.

Campo de' Fiore

The statues of San Pietro's square

The emblem of Rome: Romulus and Remus suckling from a wolf

Basilica San Pietro

One of the statues of the Bridge of Angels, Ponte Sant' Angelo

My angel on the Bridge of Angels, in front of Castel Sant' Angelo (with some gelato on the corner of her mouth :)

Ljudmila poses in front of the Barcaccia, the sinking ship

St. Peter's cathedral

A clock in St. Peter's

The ceiling of Basilica San Pietro

Michelangelo's Pieta

Michelangelo's dome in Basilica San Pietro

The window above the baldacchino

Jason and the cherubs

The Swiss guards

Ljudmila in front of the fountain in St. Peter's

Circus Maximus. Where's P. T. Barnum?

Ljudmila in Roseto with . . . Damiano! On his shirt is the famous Roman emperor, Donaldus Duckus.

Ljudmila and Jason (dude, cut back on the pasta!)

For Constitution Day, there was a parade and planes streamed Italy's colors across the sky.

The view from Aventino

The secret view of Basilica San Pietro

Bocca della Verita, the mouth of truth


A cioccolata shop in Trastevere

A giant chocolate egg, fit for the Roman gods

A tiny red car, fit for a Roman four-year-old (who probably drives better than most Roman adults :)

Piazza del Popolo and il Tridente, the "trident" of roads

The obelisk of Rameses II in Piazza del Popolo

Piazza Duomo (the church square) in Trento

Torre Civico in Trento

Case Relles frescoes in Trento

Statue of Dante Alighieri in Trento

Sunset in Trento

Ljudmila in Levico Terme

Jason on a garden path. Can you spot the sunflower in the watercan?

Bakery window. How many items can you spot?

A house for an elf in Levico Terme

A hungry kid in Levico Terme

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