Sunday, August 16, 2009

Summer '09 Vacation

Rome Italy Temple site

Statue of Leonardo di Vinci outside the Hilton Hotel

Man chalking a painting on canvas on a sidewalk in Rome


Today's happy moment was when.... :-)
One of the many comfy seats at the Roman Colloseum

Archway - entrance to Colloseum

Bob, Lynnette, Jigger, Gaylynn, Travis inside the Colloseum


Inside Parthenon

One of many beautiful buildings in Rome

Travis, Jigger, Gaylynn, Bob, Lynnette in front of the Vatican

Jigger and Gay on the Tour de Rome bus

Travis on the bus ready to tour Rome

Travis, Jigger and Gaylynn anxiously waiting our bus

Famous Spanish Steps

One of many fountains in the city where people refresh, with drink of water, washing face, hands, etc. (yikes!)

gulp, gulp...refreshing... me
I will go in on our next visit :-)

Lynnette resting with a lion

Bridge to St. Angelos Castle

Bob and Lynnette on the CitySightSeeing Bus in Rome

Vatican City

Bob patiently waiting for the...?

Beautiful Nativity in Caserta Palace

Jigger holding up one of the many statues in the Caserta Palace

Lynnette making sure this Harley will be the right size...zoom zoom

Jigger, Gaylynn, Travis, Bob and Lynnette

Travis, Bob, Gaylynn and Jigger enjoying Pompei

Our very authentic tour guide

Our guys are just as strong...
Bob, Travis, and Jigger

Walking through Pompei

Remains showing position of those found

View after leaving Vietri - the ceramic city- beautiful

Lynnette, Bob, Gaylynn and Jigger Whinery at top of St. Elmo's Castle

View from St. Elmos Castle

Beautiful piece of ceramic from Capodimonte

Another beautiful (blurry) piece :-)

Nativity from Capodimonte

Capodimonte artist at work - he makes the flowers and other pieces with such ease

One scary truck in front of us...we were waiting for the BIG pipes to roll off the truck...