Geneva: the Rhone
A Swiss castle
Terraced vineyards in Switzerland
Photo by Jennifer Heuer
Boboli gardens with statue
Background: Duomo and tower of the Palazzo Vecchio. Photo by Jennifer Heuer.
Grotto in the Boboli gardens
The Duomo from just outside our hotel
Grand Duke Cosimo I
Bust of Cosimo I de' Medici on the Museo del Duomo
Giotto's bell tower
Taken just upriver from the Ponte Vecchio
For St. John's Day.
Getting ready to perform
A myopic boar
Siena and surrounding cities
Note that Siena has usurped the Roman wolf with Romulus and Remus. Mosaic in the cathedral floor.
The Piccolomini library
This library, in the cathedral of Siena, has a fresco cycle by Pinturicchio depicting the life of Aeneas Sylvius Piccolomini, aka Pope Pius II.
The Sienese Campo
Looking out from the Palazzo Pubblico
A view toward the Palazzo Pubblico
You are entering the snail's territory
The snail's territory: little snail section
Siena: the snail's territory
A Sienese snail
Valley behind Siena
Taken from the site of a former convent. You can see the city wall falling away in the center of the photo.
Sienese rug shop
A Sienese dragon
Florence from the bell tower
Looking toward the Santa Maria Novella train station, with the central market on the right (the green copper roof).
Florence and Tuscan hills
From the bell tower, with the famous dome in the foreground
Piazza della Repubblica and Palazzo Strozzi
From the cathedral bell tower
From partway up the bell tower
Frescoed memorial to Sir John Hawkwood by Paolo Uccello in the Florence cathedral
Painted by Giorgio Vasari and Federigo Zucchero
Cross and skull
Location shot, "A Room with a View"
"A Room with a View" scene
Piazza della Santissima Annunziata
With film equipment in the background.
Except for the crowd of spectators at the far right, it might have been taken in the early 20th century!
During filming for "A Room with a View"