May the Irish hills caress you.
May her lakes and rivers bless you.
May the luck of the Irish enfold you.
May the blessings of Saint Patrick behold you.
“Never waste any amount of time doing anything important when there is a sunset outside that you should be sitting under!” C. JoyBell C.
”Though we travel the world over to find beauty, we must carry it with us or we find it not.”
“One of the most ancient churches in Milan, it was built by St. Ambrose in 379–386, in an area where numerous martyrs of the Roman persecutions had been buried. The first name of the church was in fact Basilica Martyrum.” source: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Basilica_of_Sant%27Ambrogio
“The greatest wealth is to live content with little.” #plato
This historic Lombard town at the base of the Bergamo Foothills, but raising above Bergamo’s Citta Bassa, was the highlight of my time in northern Italy. Though we spent just the one evening and night, this town’s charm will always hold a special place in my heart.
Bergamo cobblestones – Via Gombito
Here comes the rain…
Unlike any I’ve ever seen
Mmmmmm raisin bread
Castello di San Vigilio – start 1166, complete 1335
Beautiful view from Salita dello Scorlazzone
Cappella Colleoni (R) & Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (L)
Campanone Torre Civia
Church of San Vigilio – Bergamo
Giottesque frescoes from an unknown artist, with Histories of St Aegidius, The Last Supper and the Tree of Life (1347), partially covered by a 17th-century fresco. (source: wiki)
Piazza Padre Reginaldo Giuliani
View from Chiesetta San Vigilio