Thursday, May 28, 2009

Corner view, "beach"

I love legends and mythology, as much as I love to have long walks on the beach from October to May. Near home, I found both: A peaceful walk on late October and the legend of Aeneas who, according to Virgilio's first books of the Aeneid, made landfall somewhere on this beach, and became the progenitor of the Roman people...

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

corner view, "cityscapes"

My entry for the week's theme "cityscapes". This is Rome as you can see it from the Gianicolo a roman hill, ( it's not among the seven hills where Rome was built!) From this place, there is one of the most beautiful views of Rome, and while walking, I spotted a young tourist that took her shoes off to take a break, maybe of a long walk around the city.