Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Italy Pictures!

Hey All!  Just popping in to post 'some' pictures from Italy.  I won't go TOO crazy with them.

But...before I post them.......there are a few more hours till I draw the winner for my giveaway.  I've got a whole bunch of paper added to the package and if I make it to Michael's today.....you never know what I might just pick up!
Our first day in Florence:

Can you find me?

Being silly!


San Gimignano......just spectacular!

With the first vintage of the Castello di Monsanto vineyard.
1962 - same vintage as my husband :)

The 'majority' of our entire group at the Vineyard

On the Rialto bridge in Florence

Rialto Bridge in Florence

The castle where we celebrated Frank's birthday

Our dining table for the evening!

I got locked up in the castle's jail for a bit

In Verona - having a smooch under Juliet's balcony!

A gorgeous sky in Venice

Watch out for low walkways

View from our Palace in Venice

Now THIS is hot chocolate! Came upon a chocolate festival in Bologna! Yah Baby!

Nutella crepe!
 And......drank A LOT of cappuccinos!!

I'll post the random winner of the blog giveaway sometime about 6pm tonight!
Thanks for taking a peek!

Thanks for your visit!


Olga said...

these pictures are fantastic!!!! How blessed you are to be able to go see such beauty!!!

Amanda R said...

Maria it looks like you guys had a spectacular trip. How beautiful is all of the architecture and countryside. Certainly made a lot of memories there. Loved seeing all of the photos on fb and your blog.

Audrey Pettit said...

OMGoodness, what a time you've had!! Wow! You two are so lucky! I truly adore your photos, Maria! So great to see you two having such an amazing time together. Love your sense of play and free-spirit-ness!! You guys really know how to have some fun!

Dolores H. said...

WOW!!! What beautiful pics... and smiles! Looks like everyone had a wonderful time but, then again, how could it be anything else :o) Thanks for sharing... let's get together for coffee (although I REALLY want that glorious hot chocolate!) so I can hear about all your adventures. Glad you're home safe and sound! Big hug to you and Frank!!! MMMMWWWWAAAHHH!

Monica said...

Wow, those are such precious pics. Thanks for sharing. Some of them were funny as well. Glad you had a nice time - much deserved after that hurricane.
Monica xxx

jimlynn said...

Gorgeous, gorgeous photos!! Know you had the time of your life and what a wonderful way to celebrate a milestone of a birthday too!

Kathy and Lucky said...

Gorgeous pics, love the Nutella :)

Elizabeth Allan said...

Thank you for the tour of Italy with your magnificent pictures Maria! Everything from fine art to silly giggles...what a wonderful trip!

Karen B. said...

Gorgeous (and some fun!) pictures!

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