The CATHERINE PALACE St Petersburg Russia ~ Although the palace is popularly associated with Catherine II ("The Great"), she actually regarded its "whipped cream" architecture as old-fashioned. It was originally built in 1717 for Catherine I, the 2nd wife of Peter The Great, as her summer palace.
Saint-Peter's Dome (Basilica di San Pietro), Rome, Italy (1506-1626). My visit in 1978 (just a week before the death of Pope Paul VI) was an overwhelming experience. Never seen it since, it 's about time.....
Rome, Parco Savello - Most Romantic places in Italy - Rome’s view is romantic enough, we know it, and pretty much every corner inspire’s a love declaration. But how about strolling in Parco Savello on the Aventino hill. – also called Oranges’ Garden – where you can admire the wide view on Italy’s Capitol: San Pietro, the Altare delle Patria… only few steps away you’ll find a maze of hedges that perfectly frame the “er cupolone”, the Dome of San Pietro.
Exeter Cathedral is one of the oldest and most beautiful Cathedrals in England. Located in the centre of the city, there has been a Cathedral on the present site for nearly one thousand years. The imposing towers of today’s Cathedral date from the early 12th century. They form the majority of what remains of the Norman Cathedral which was replaced from 1270 -1340 by the beautiful Gothic building we see today with its famous West Front and elegant Nave. More
Rome -- Moses statue by Michelangelo, Rome, Italy. Located in St. Peters in Chains church.
Solo io Jewels made in Italy ® is an Italian brand located in Rome. Enjoy one of the most well-known sunsets above San Peter’s and "Io Ridente argento dark giallo" with its gentle shine. Be inspired on www.soloio.net