Thanks for the ride Dad!
Proud of our 35 lb. packing job!
We're not going to miss that flight!
Adjusting to new timezone.
Cinque Terre Hostel - Manarola, Italy
Our first accommodations
Impressive agriculture being done on the slopes in this area. Here lies a memorial honoring its construction.
Streets of Manarola, Italy
Homes in Manarola, Italy
Hiking along the Cinque Terre.
Statue on the ocean outside Monterosso, Italy
This is NOT a camera trick
Some of the largest lemons I've ever seen are grown here in Italy.
Looking back along our hike on the skirts of Cinque Terre.
One of the towns of the Cinque Terre from above.
One of the towns of the Cinque Terre.
Dilapidated gate outside cathedral.
View on our hike along the Cinque Terre.
Manarola, Italy from just outside city limits.
Absolutely loved it here.
Manarola, Italy slowly lighting up as the sun sets.
2 oz. of coffee.... and these were the larges!
Leaning Tower of Pisa.
Gate in Florence.
Florence from the hillside.
Fantastic place to sit and rest.
Street artist in Florence.
Florence at night.
Cafe in the center of Florence.
The number of Vespa's here is astounding.
Do those Smart cars ever stop amazing me?
Colosseum (Rome, Italy)
The Capitol (Rome, Italy)
Trevi Fountain (Rome, Italy)
Constantine's Arch (Rome, Italy)
She calls it "Magnum"
Audio tours are a big plus.
Roman Forum (Rome, Italy)
The Vatican (Rome, Italy)
Pigeons are funny.
Leading up to the Cistine Chapel
Cistine Chapel (Rome, Italy). Photos were prohibited here, but I managed to snap one off from between my legs.
Piazza Navona (Rome, Italy)
Taking the opportunity to relax during our nicest day of weather.
Arriving in Dubrovnik, Croatia by ferry.
Coming off the ferry as we have arrived in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
Our most amazing stay of the trip was here in Dubrovnik at Apartment Lile.
A view from our apartment (which we simply rented for one night!)
Kellie and I on our walk into the Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The Old City of Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The "Stradun" which is the main thoroughfare of the Old City in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
The very densely packed homes inside Dubrovnik's Old City can be seen clearly from this photograph.
A gentle smile from Kellie as we walk atop the Old City wall of Dubrovnik this day.
A view of Dubrovnik's Old City through a stone window.
The orange and lemon trees were so beautiful in Croatia and parts of Italy.
Some of these old roofs had character to them that could keep you staring for quite some time.
Our "American Idol" band picture if we ever apply
Dubrovnik's Old City port.
Another photograph of the densely packed homes of Dubrovnik's Old City
The views from Dubrovnik's Old City fortress walls were stunning.
An amazing view from Dubrovnik's Old City fortress walls.
Nothing does it like Arf!
A view encountered as we traveled by car from Dubrovnik to Split along Croatia's coastline.
Stream encountered at Krka National Park, Croatia.
Krka National Park, Croatia
Erik at Krka National Park, Croatia
Shane at Krka National Park, Croatia
Kellie at Krka National Park, Croatia
Most amazing little town I've ever seen. This town was literally surrounded and filled with waterfalls. We came across this town on our way from Krka National Park to Karlovac.
Rialto Bridge - Venice, Italy
Gelato! (Venice, Italy)
Kellie loves her markets!
Last train as we head back to Milan to catch our plane home.