Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Dar Piulle

Sign, dar Piulle, via dell'Angiolo, LivornoThe curious and really basic sign of “dar Piulle”, a cozy small restaurant in “Via dell'Angiolo”.

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Modern Alley

New buildings between via Marradi and via Roma, LivornoNew buildings between “Via Marradi” and “Via Roma”: alleys aren't what they used to be anymore...

Monday, November 28, 2011

Pastel Colors

Pastel colored buildings reflected in water, Scali delle Cantine, LivornoOn the eastern side of the “Fortezza Nuova”, facing “Scali delle Cantine”, the “Fosso Reale” (Royal Moat) widens to a basin.

See also: Fortezza Nuova - Scali delle Cantine - Reflected

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Saturday, November 26, 2011

In the Wind

Tricolor windmill toy spinning in the wind, LivornoA tricolor windmill toy is spinning wildly in a capricious wind...

Friday, November 25, 2011

Wooden Turtle

Wooden turtle, Sunday market, LivornoA huge wooden turtle in “Piazza XX Settembre”: you can have it for € 98.

Thursday, November 24, 2011

San Marco Pontino

Red and yellow boat of San Marco Pontino, scali delle Cantine, LivornoA four rowers boat, called “gozzetta”, with the colors of the “San Marco Pontino”, has been hauled out of water at the quarter's “cantina”.

Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Via del Giglio

The sky seen through a gate,  via del Giglio, LivornoThe sky seen through a gate, from “Via del Giglio” (Lily Street).

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Corner Building

Corner building in via Indipendenza reflected in the Fosso Reale, LivornoCorner building in “Via Indipendenza” reflected in the water of the “Fosso Reale”.

See also: One Hundred Years

Monday, November 21, 2011

Hot Peppers

Hot peppers from Sicily, food fair, piazza XX Settembre, LivornoAgain at the food fair in “Piazza XX settembre”: some hot peppers from Sicily ...Hot peppers from Calabria, food fair, piazza XX Settembre, Livorno... and some more from Calabria.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Frog Princes

Three frog princes in a shop window, LivornoThree frog princes are patiently waiting for a kiss in a shop window.

Friday, November 18, 2011

By the Ferry

Fishing by the ferry Mega Express Three, LivornoIndifferent to the machinery and the people working around him. (Picture taken on August 30th)

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Wednesday, November 16, 2011


Preparing polenta, piazza XX Settembre, LivornoI am not sure how much familiar most of you are with “polenta”. This guy was preparing it at a food fair in “Piazza XX settembre”.

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Windows on the Sky

clouded sky reflected in two windows in Via Goldoni, LivornoClouded sky reflected in a pair of windows in “Via Goldoni”.

Monday, November 14, 2011

The Beast

Baby seat on an upside down broken chair, LivornoAn unbelievable beast is crawling near a dumpster in “Via Giusti”...

Saturday, November 12, 2011

Friday, November 11, 2011

Thursday, November 10, 2011

A Lighthouse

Model lighthouse, Sunday market, LivornoA picturesque “lighthouse” seen at a Sunday market in “Via della Madonna”.

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Red and Yellow

Red and yellow door of a cantina, scali delle Cantine, LivornoThe colors of the “San Marco Pontino” rowing team on the door of a “cantina”.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Friday, November 4, 2011

Mefistofele & B.C.

Before Christ, Mefistofele, yachts, Livorno“Before Christ” and “Mefistofele” (Mephistopheles) at the marina of the “Porto Mediceo”.

Thursday, November 3, 2011


Half-painted wall, vicolo delle Rimesse, LivornoA pentimento is an alteration in a painting, evidenced by traces of previous work, showing that the artist has changed his mind. Not much of artistic here, but the pentimento is there.

Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Florentine Walk

Basilica of Santa Maria Novella, FlorenceTired to walk in Livorno, we took a train for a day trip to Florence. Here is the “Basilica of Santa Maria Novella”, just outside the main railway station bearing the same name.The first courtyard of Palazzo Vecchio, FlorenceThe first courtyard of “Palazzo Vecchio”, with a porphyry fountain by Battista del Tadda. On the left “Samson and Philistine”, a work by Pierino da Vinci.Basilica di Santa Croce, Basilica of the Holy Cross, FlorenceThe “Basilica di Santa Croce” (Basilica of the Holy Cross) is the burial place of some of the most illustrious Italians: Michelangelo, Galileo, Machiavelli, Foscolo and Rossini rest inside this church. On the left a statue of Dante Alighieri by Enrico Pazzi.Giotto's Campanile, piazza del Duomo, FlorenceGiotto's Campanile in “Piazza del Duomo” is the free-standing bell tower of the “Basilica di Santa Maria del Fiore” (Basilica of Saint Mary of the Flower), the cathedral church of Florence.Ponte Vecchio, FlorenceThe central part of the “Ponte Vecchio” (Old Bridge).

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