Wednesday, 3 March 2010

The monument of Vittorio Emanuele II


Here are some photos of the monument of Vittorio Emanuele II of the house of Savoia. He was the King that united Italy. I actually bothered to walk a long distance to find this monument. I had seen it one day whilst passing by in a car...and I saw the flowers at the feet of the statue. I knew I just had to get a photo. So a few days later...I went in search of it on foot.








In these two photos you can see the flowers....(that usually aren't there). I thought they looked pretty.


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5 comments:

  1. Beautitful! This is really special to me..as my Grandfather used to speak of him often and gave me a coin of him. AWesome!
    Kiki~

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  2. Thanks Kiki. Vittorio Emanuele is everywhere... :)

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  3. I love the second shot. The silhouette against the sky is quite dramatic.
    It would be some feat to get those flowers up that high. It must have been a special ocassion.

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  4. Great shots!
    You find the most interesting pieces of history. Thank you for sharing...it's almost like being there!
    ;^)

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