515 Photos - Dec 2, 2009
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It's made from real lemonsPhoto: Photo: Old Monestary in backgroundPhoto: Purfume, once made by monks, is now sold in shops.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Road down to the seaPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: HotelPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Preparing for the Presidential ElectionPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: People suffocated from volcanic ashPhoto: The agony of deathPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Roman Coliseum where Christians and wild beasts once battled to the deathPhoto: Photo: Photo: Roman Triumphant ArchPhoto: Inside the ColiseumPhoto: Inside the Collosseum in RomePhoto: Photo: Inside CollosseumPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Mosaic of animal verses gladiator in CollosseumPhoto: Photo: Photo: Listening to tour guide explanationPhoto: Looking into the Colosseum ArenaPhoto: Cross errected by the Roman Catholic Church in 2000 at the CollosseumPhoto: Our Tour GuidePhoto: Photo: Our guide PeterPhoto: Beneath the Collosseum.  Today it's open and visible.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Emperor sat here!Photo: Photo: Photo: Vendor's stand outside CollosseumPhoto: Photo: Surrounding the CollosseumPhoto: Setting up for a photoPhoto: Photo: Gladiator checking his cell phone. “Is it time for my event?'Photo: Ride Anyone?Photo: Gladiators' discussionPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Lunch at a local restaurant in RomePhoto: Photo: Our Tour BusPhoto: Vatican CityPhoto: Dome of St. Peter's BasilicaPhoto: Photo: Photo: Inside the Vatican MuseumPhoto: Items given to Popes through out the centuriesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ceiling in Museum HallPhoto: Photo: Photo: Ceiling MuralPhoto: Photo: Photo: Christ's Resurrection TapestryPhoto: Photo: Photo: St. Peter's SquarePhoto: Photo: Setting up for Sunday ServicePhoto: Statues honoring the SaintsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: St. Peter's Basilica -- largest Church in the WorldPhoto: Window behind the AlterPhoto: Photo: The Bernini PulputPhoto: Photo: St Peter's SquarePhoto: Photo: Andrew checking his CameraPhoto: Photo: Chairs set up for ServicesPhoto: Swiss Guard wear uniforms designed by MichelangeloPhoto: Photo: Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, fourth largest church in the worldPhoto: “Gates of Paradise” by GilbertiPhoto: The east doors depict scenes from the Old TestamentPhoto: Panel from the “Gates of Paradise” doorPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Piazza del Domo, FlorencePhoto: Photo: Clock tower, main square in FlorencePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Replica of “David”, Michelangelo's MasterpiecePhoto: Photo: Rape of the Sabine WomenPhoto: Photo: Perseus killed Medusa by looking into his mirror-like shield as he cut off her headPhoto: Blood from her left side was a fatal poison.  That from her right side had healing and regenerative power.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Student Tourists  on Cathedral steps in FlorencePhoto: Our GroupPhoto: Dante author of “The Divine Comedy “Photo: Local PolicePhoto: Stage for upcoming soccer game in city squarePhoto: Photo: Photo: Plug for Obama in FlorencePhoto: Pisa -- Great trade center in the 11th CenturyPhoto: Named “Field of Miracles” by World War 11 pilot because of unique beautyPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Circular Baptistery is as beautiful as the Leaning TowerPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Pisa CathedralPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Efforts to stabilize tower are successfulPhoto: Photo: Photo: Romanesque style below with Gothic abovePhoto: I missed a spot while shavingPhoto: Photo: Leaning TowerPhoto: Pisa is truly a “Feild of Miracles”Photo: Russian Orthodox church in NicePhoto: A judge outside a court house in NicePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Russian Orthodox Church in MarseillePhoto: The Flower MarketPhoto: Photo: Fountain in NicePhoto: Photo: The Port of Nice on the French RiveraPhoto: A ChateauPhoto: Photo: More HeadgearPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Middle Corniche Road through the Cimiez Hills, FrancePhoto: Our Cruise Ship at AnchorPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Overlooking the harborPhoto: Our French Guide with Bus DriverPhoto: Eze, a picturesque French village perched on a cliff face.Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Lunch in Eze, FrancePhoto: Photo: Photo: Andrew's Hot Tub Girl FriendsPhoto: Photo: Boarding the Bus for MonacoPhoto: The Principality of MonacoPhoto: “The Yellow Submarine,” popular Beatle's song of the 1960's, was written about this famous landmark.Photo: Photo: Prince Albert, also known at the Scientist Prince ruled until 1922 and founded Monaco's Oceanographic Museum.Photo: On the way to the CathedralPhoto: Photo: Photo: 1956 Wedding of Grace Kelly to Prince Rainier in Monaco CathedralPhoto: Monaco CathedralPhoto: Photos are allowed in the chapel but not in the cryptPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Exiting Monoco CathedralPhoto: Princess Grace and Prince Rainier are buried in the crypt among Rainer's ancestorsPhoto: The Royal children, Prince Albert, Caroline and Stephanie all have homes in Monaco.Photo: Prince Rainier (deceased) with Prince Albert and daughters, Caroline standing & Stephanie seatedPhoto: Photo: Photo: Bill Siemer and Doug Knuteson married to the Farley cousinsPhoto: Chuck BraselPhoto: Prince Albert is unmarried and has yet to name an heirPhoto: The Royal Palace is Prince Albert's homePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: The Grimaldi familly took control of Monaco when an ancestor, disguised as a Monk, captured the port.Photo: Photo: Photo: Palace GuardPhoto: Photo: Photo: America's Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier 111Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Monoco Police officersPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: FountainPhoto: PolicePhoto: Photo: Photo: Statues in the parkPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Looking for Alex who got lost in MonacoPhoto: Alex with a friend at Monte CarloPhoto: Waiting at a Japanese Garden to see if Tom located AlexandraPhoto: Photo: Great News!  Alexandra has been foundPhoto: Japanese Garden above the Bus Station in Monte CarloPhoto: Photo: Tom with some actors at Casino in Monte CarloPhoto: Doormen at the CasinoPhoto: The Grand CasinoPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Returning to the shipPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Back to the shipPhoto: Photo: On deck after dinnerPhoto: Photo: Outside the Castle at AnsouisPhoto: Photo: Our busPhoto: Photo: Photo: French Village of AnsouisPhoto: Photo: Fountain representing three rivers that flow into the valleyPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: BreadPhoto: Local Real Estate OfficePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: In front of the church at AnsouisPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: French shop girlsPhoto: Wall built  by Waldensian RefugesPhoto: French Aristocrats employed and harbored Waldensian Refuges persecuted by the Catholics in this villagePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Lourmarin is among the most beautiful French villagesPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Wine Cave and shopPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Red Cliffs and Orcher QuarryPhoto: Village of LourmarinPhoto: Photo: Photo: Village of Roussillon is known for 18 water wheelsPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Water Wheels enabled milling and manufacturing in this villagePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: A Shops in RoussillonPhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Photo: Ancient village of EzePhoto: Photo: Photo: Photo: