Sunday, June 22, 2008

dogs sheep

at last.................................i made it to Abruzzo
Mille grazie to Agostino and his friends and the dogs for their hospitality!!
(please excuse very amateur video shot on the run and no editing!)

Thursday, June 12, 2008

pompeii rosso exhibition + puddings

pompeii rosso exhibition
frescoes and mosaics (with tiny 1-2mm square bits of stone)

puddings + dogs
giant meringues and i thought all the dogs in rome were small!!!

-limewash brushes at hardware shop
-nice courtyard on way to supermarket
-cloth facade during renovation
-bus stop in piazza cinque lune(five moons)

musicians and fountain piazza navona
elevator music and elevator video

more music and piazza navona

link to google map of piazza navona

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Wednesday, June 11, 2008

puddings for nava


i cant manage to see how he does this??

we went to villa borghese to go to the gallery there but you have to book 3 - 4 days in advance so we are going to use our carabinieri contact to get free passes

piazza repubblica

santa maria degli angelie dei martiri
created by michaelangelo 1562 by modifying the ancient baths of diocletian.
height of pilasters:28 mteres

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

more stuff to look at

didnt climb to the top of the basilica with alyona was raining so i didnt want to lose the use of my legs climbing all that way.................only not to be able to see the view.....alyona is still suffering today....he he he he......!so i went to pallazzo massimo to see the pompeii rosso exhibition instead

Saturday, June 7, 2008

maybe puddings tomorrow

now when they see me walk morning "pre katya" coffee is waiting for me on the bar.....before i pay

i am sure the kitchen is spotless

fontana del nettuno

san luigi dei francesi....home of "stories of St Matthew" Caravaggio

airconditioner is a nice touch i thought!!!

great selection of pomodori at campo di fiori

a proper deli that also has iranian caviar at $500 and vegemite!!!!

markets near katya

dogs for nava

Wednesday, June 4, 2008

no puddings for nava yet

katya @ st peters last week

went to the park on sunday, Villa Borghese, and met a maremma who lives in the middle of roma???????

sorry!!!! have not figured out video editing yet so you just get them as they are. wobbly bits are usually from me standing on the road or something and nearly dying..........hopefully puddings coming soon

Saturday, May 31, 2008

is it only 5 days??

building with red sign is a hospital

katyas restaurant $150 per person

trevi fountain


st peters square

st peters square with tractor

st petes again.....katya lives two blocks to the right

doll hospital in ''centro'' old and expensive part of town

building housing exhibit '500 yrs russian icons''

hand cutting prosciutto at markets near katyas house(machine cutting spoils flavour)

if you click on photos you see them full size
NB: they are biggish but show good detail

i will be attempting to upload short videos soon

Saturday, May 17, 2008

have ticket will travel

have ticket will travel