Maria Magdelena in Italy - Roma!and Luxembourg, Germany, France, Switserland, Italy - Florence and Pompeii...
ha, finally, what you have all been waiting for (or not, but you somehow accidently clicked on this link), the Rome pictures!
Yes, dear fellow Elftowners, [Teufelsweib
], the owner of this little chick self, went to Italy and took her precious little world traveller with her!
and she also got to see some other countries, since I was doomed to sit 23 hours in the bus >_>;;
anyway, here are the pictures of MM october 2006 in Rome ^^
But first the long bus trip...
Lon jumping in front of the camera to ruin the picture, with Lex standing behind it anyway O_o
and the pic meant to be taken ^^
and in Switserland
an empty bowl of 10 euro Swiss spaghetti from a road restaurant XD
^^;;;; [evil beavle
] holding Maria up in front of the commercial sign for an... erotic Swiss megastore? :P
OK! Enough with the nonsense!
here come the pictures taken in ITALY!
note1: behind every building here is a long story, but I'm not going to write every history or meaning behind every single picture. interested? ask in the comment box. or look on wikipedia. not interested? what are you doing here in the first place?! :P
Note2: a lot of pictures taken inside are blurry, yes, I know. In most churches and musea you aren't allowed to flash (if to take photo's at all), so this is what you get.
The... *asks the name of this thing to [Esar
] XD) Santa Maria Maggiore! yeah, sorry, so many Santa Maria's there...
inside the Santa Maria Maggiore
The Pantheon and inside the pantheon the grave of the famous artist Raphael
Fontana dei Fumi (fountain of the 4 rivers) and Fontana di Trevi
the Tiber river that goes through Rome
in front of the gates to the Jewish ghetto, next to the Forum Romanum.
Santa Maria in Aracoeli.
I and [evil beavle
] climbed up those stairs (of the Santa Maria in Aracoeli) on our knees (big stairs, yes! big stairs O_o) and the legend says that if you do so, you become rich someday... ^^
inside the Santa Maria in Aracoeli
and the San Il Bambino, the sculpture made my angels
And a great panorama from the roof of that church over Rome! you can see a bit of the Forum Romanum and the Colloseum.
and the Colloseum (pictures inside it will come later, we only walked pass it that day)
and the San Clemente
in the Santa Maria something (sorry :P) where some classmates of mine climbed the holy stairs on their knees while praying.
And the Saint Jan church! :D
inside the Saint Jan..
the therms (bathing houses) of Caracalla
the pyramid of Servius
the grave of Goethe
circus Maximus... what a dissapointment >_>
in the Capitoleum museum, the famous statue of Remulus and Romus.
the 'sugarpot', or statue of the first king of Italy: Emmanual something
the toilet in our bathroom that, thanks to [evil beavle
]'s shit, was flooded :P
the Saint Peter (and yes, in the second photo I am holding Maria)
TEH POPE!!! :D
'nother nice panorama
the Ara Pacis
the colloseum, again :P
and finally some inside photo's of the Colloseum! :D
And now enough of Rome for the moment!
lets go to an old ruin city that has been destroyed 87 bc (or 200000 bc, or... whatever :P) MM in Pompeii
nice theatre in Pompeii
the Vesuvius (vulcano)
HA! random street (the dabberdedansa? with dansendse dabbert? :O)
one of the many stray dogs in Pompeii (we had 4 walking along with us, we called them Tetanus, Aids, Herpes and Difterie)
more random theatres (one with an absolute point, ownage)
tempel of Isis :3
awesome sunsets in Pompeii
AND BACK TO ROME!
(yes, these pictures are chronological :P)
fountain in Villa D'Este
panorama's taken from Villa D'Este
bored waiting for my pizza :P
Swiss guard in the Vatican XD (now only for touristic purposes)
inside the awesome Saint Peter
and the grave of the Holy saint Peter! :O (who was crucified on that spot)
and as last, a quick stop in Florence!
a very gay church :3
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