In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.
Michelangelo, Sistine Chapel, Vatican this shows both the ceiling and the last judgment. The ceiling is a beautiful work of art with great detail. The last judgement even has more detail and it was done 29 years after the ceiling.
Aragonese Castle is a medieval castle next to Ischia, at the northern end of the Gulf of Naples, Italy. The castle stands on a volcanic rocky islet that connects to the larger island of Ischia by a causeway.
Burano (Venice), Italy - Look at the gorgeous spring colors that reflect my preferences in the architecture of Burano, Italy - an island next to Venice. We enjoyed watching beautiful lace being hand crocheted here on a very rainy day.