Italy

Corniglia, Italy

Cinque Terre – Vernazza

Black-and-white photos from wanderings in the Italian Cinque Terre.

Cinque Terre – Monterosso al Mare

Black-and-white photos from wanderings in the Italian Cinque Terre.

River Po, Turin, Italy

River Po, Italy

The famous weir across the River Po in Turin, Italy, across which stunt drivers took three Mini Coopers for the classic version of The Italian Job fifty years ago.

Hotel Roma, Turin

Arco Felice

A two-thousand-year old Happy Arch.

Self-defeating tourism in Italy

The sad way in which the success of a local tourism industry is putting paid to the draw of a peaceful, beautiful region of northern Italy.

Gries Pass

Attempting to get away from baking temperatures, we headed for the mountains and a hike across summer snow fields to the Gries glacier.

Gries Pass, Switzerland/Italy

The border between Switzerland and Italy lies along the alpine chain, and there are several roads which cross the border from north to south. But there are naturally many other places where one can cross the border with a little more effort. Around an hour and a half’s walk from the Nufenen Pass road, a hiking… (Read More)

Vesuvius

The centre of attention for visitors to the Bay of Naples is a dormant volcano. Standing massive above the plains containing Naples, Ercolano (Herculaneum) and Pompeii, it constantly draws the eye. As a photographer, it’s pretty difficult to avoid having it as a main element in any wider landscape photo in the region. Its destructive… (Read More)