Wednesday 27 February 2013

Postcards from Rome
Colour and Light

Rose Rosse e Tulipani
Red roses and tulips
Gracing a restaurant table
at Rome's prettiest little piazza.
Piazza S. Ignazio

My Favorite Corner
One of the world's most beautiful city squares,
Michelangelo's Piazza del Campidoglio.
Roman Capitol Hill

Arance Tarocco di Sicilia
Tarocco oranges from Sicily
Unequalled flavour.
Campo de' Fiori

Checkered Tablecloth

Yes, this is Rome too.
between the Pantheon
and Fontana di Trevi.

The Colours of Rome
Sunlight caressing a brick-red façade
and a large green leaf.
Trastevere Quarter

Alfresco Romano
On top of the Spanish Steps,
from a restaurant terrace
diagonally opposite Villa Medici,
spectacular rooftop views
and enjoyng a Roman meal.
Piazza Trinità dei Monti


My Rome
Photographed March 2009
Images and Text © by Merisi

If you are interested in the "Colours of Rome"
I recommend Marcella Morlacchi's articles
in the magazine "Roma ieri, oggi e domani",
published between 1988 and 1991
by Newton Compton Publishers, Rome
R e p o s t


  1. I lost a dear, dear friend the other day.
    Life can be cruel in unimaginable ways.
    We better cease the moment, while we can.

  2. So sorry M...
    That's tough to deal with
    My thoughts are with you

  3. I love it. I want to jump into that second image.
    But I am soooo very sorry about your friend sweetie.

  4. I am so sorry for the loss of your friend, Merisi! That is always so hard to deal with. My thoughts are with you!
    I do love your photos for the day -- so warm and colorful! Thanks for sharing.


  5. I am sorry to hear about your friend. Your images are lovely and bring back wonderful memories. Rome is one of those places that lingers in my heart.

  6. Nice post! Great tulips!

  7. I must have missed something. It sounds like you lost someone. I'm so sorry.
    This is a lovely post. I miss Rome... beautiful photos Merisi!

  8. Thank you all for your kind words.

  9. A Roman meal would be nice about now. Love those steps.

  10. Gorgeous post, Merisi!
    We both are in synchronicity. Just now I saw your post on Google Reader.

  11. I am so sorry Merisi to know you lost a dear friend...
    My thoughts are with you.
    Many hugs.


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