0 Likes

Somma Vesuviana from my roof.
Napoli

This is the view from the roof of my house on a clear winter day. In the distance the mountains surrounding Naples. Monte Somma and Vesuvius are hiding behind the large umbrella pine tree.

Copyright: Scott knauss
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 11210x5605
Caricate: 17/02/2009
Aggiornato: 07/04/2012
Numero di visualizzazioni:

...


Tags: somma vesuviana; naples; italy; roof
comments powered by Disqus

Scott Knauss
The Gigli of Nola
Davide Manzo
Volcano Vesuvius
Scott Knauss
Naples Italy Mount Vesuvius Lava Flow Ii
Scott Knauss
Naples Italy Mount Vesuvius Lava Flow I
Jan Vrsinsky
The Lookout from Mount Vesuvius
Martin Hertel
Vesuv Mtn.
Jan Vrsinsky
The Vesuvius Volcano
Scott Knauss
Sansebastiano
Scott Knauss
Naples Italy Mount Vesuvius Lookout Vista
Scott Knauss
Naples Italy Mount Vesuvius Comm Hill
Scott Knauss
Vesuvio End Of Capodichino Runway Naples
Gary Davies
Sede degli Augustali, Herculaneum, Italy
Tom Hurley
Bamburgh Dunes
Vasilis Triantafyllou
Averof Ship Athens 3
Rafael DeVill
First glimps of Oberwalder hutte
Heiner Straesser - derPanoramafotograf.com
Amasra3 black sea turkey
Michael Pop
Radio Kiss FM Bucharest
Tom Hurley
Seahouses Lobster Pots
Richard Chesher
Dumbea River Crossing New Caledonia
Zaellig
Champ de fleurs mauves
dieter kik
es gruent so gruen..............
T. Emrich
Cave Baredine, the big chamber
Flemming V. Larsen
Grenen -The Top of Denmark
Hans Molenkamp
Porat Dalmatia
Scott Knauss
Philadelphia Independence Mall
Scott Knauss
Philadelphia Independence Square
Scott Knauss
Edinburgh Skyline
Scott Knauss
Dublin City Center
Scott Knauss
Washington DC Lincoln Memorial And Mall
Scott Knauss
Fset Dinner at La Fattoria
Scott Knauss
Gaeta, Italy Harbor
Scott Knauss
Pozzo della Diavola
Scott Knauss
Dorys Pizzeria in Trentola
Scott Knauss
Pompeii Piazza del Santuario
Scott Knauss
Bloomsbury Square
Scott Knauss
Comune Di Trentola
More About Italy

The name "Italy" is shrouded in mystery; some etymologists trace it to a Greek word meaning "the land of young cattle."Italy was fond of Jupiter and Mars from the very start, Jupiter for fatherly good luck and Mars for war!But it all began with Rome. Rome was founded by Romulus and Remus who were sons of Rhea and Mars.The twins were abandoned at birth out of a fear that they would grow up and later overthrow Amelius, usurper of their grandfather's rightful throne.Wrongful mis-doings most foul! Treachery and sabotage!! HOW would these two blessed infants make their way in such a world?As it turns out, the twins didn't have to make their way very far, because one of them killed the other one and then they weren't twins anymore. But that happens later.First they got rescued by a she-wolf who suckled them with her milk and raised them as her own until they were discovered by the shepherd Faustulus.Faustulus fed them meat and bread and also raised them as his own until they were old enough to return to Amelius and hack him up as planned. They reinstated the grandfather Numitor to his rightful throne and went off to celebrate by starting a town of their own.They chose a hilly area where the mama wolf had saved them from certain death in the barren wilderness and began scouting locations.Romulus liked one hill. Remus liked another. The circle of crows like Romulus' hill, so Romulus killed Remus and named the town after himself. Thus Rome was born and Italy with it.Text by Steve Smith.