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My husband and I were very fortunate to be able to visit the city of Rome last week for a few days. We were celebrating our 15th Wedding Anniversary and a big birthday I have coming up! So it was real treat to just do some sightseeing, do lots of eating of delicious Italian food and relaxing with some coffees whilst watching the world go by! Oh and did I mention it lovely and warm and sunny? What a privilege to visit such an amazing city steeped in such rich history. I loved it.

Here are a few of my favourite images.

The Pantheon in dazzling sunshine and plenty of tourists.

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Rome in the evening. Full of ambience, great restaurants and lots of waiters shouting “Preggo, preggo!” Still not quite sure what it means!Collage 5Collage 6

The Spanish Steps…..never a quiet moment!Collage 7

The Vatican. Outside and in.ย Collage 9

Spot the tourists.Collage 10

A few of the old and beautiful things you will see around Rome.

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The Italian architecture ย is beautiful. I love this vista of Rome from the Villa Borghese. It just shows the layers and layers of history that have been built up over the centuries.
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Palatine Hill. The Ancient part of Rome. Amazing to stand in the very place where Roman emperors paraded and ruled.

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The Colosseum in all its glory. I imagined myself as one of those early Christians who would have fought for their lives in this place. Truly humbling and terrifying.

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Loved the colours. So warm and Mediterranean.

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I hope you enjoyed this post a little bit different from my usual work! I certainly enjoyed taking my camera somewhere new. Now where to next? Anyone want some family portraits in Athens? Paris? Barcelona? ๐Ÿ˜‰

Judy

  • Catherine Henderson Meekins

    October 9, 2014

    Love all these pics! Thanks for sharing them with us;)

  • Julie Ritchie

    October 9, 2014

    Your photos make me want to go back tomorrow!!! Love Rome.

  • Charlotte Elizabeth Frost

    October 9, 2014

    amazing! as ever! x

  • Gemma Reid

    October 9, 2014

    Amazing photos! I wish I’d known how to use the camera better when we were there! Barcelona in three weeks though and I’m dying to get the camera out!

  • Anonymous

    October 9, 2014

    Rome looks amazing going by these fab photos! Love how your hubby ‘pops’ out of the photo in the street – such a great photo (as are they all). Happy Anniversary to you both ๐Ÿ˜€

  • Catriona Robertson Allan

    October 10, 2014

    Wow, amazing photos Judy Laing

  • Gemma Reid

    October 12, 2014

    What lenses did you use Judy?