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Napoli (Naples)

All photos unless otherwise stated: Per-Erik Skramstad © Wonders of Sicily

 

My favourite travel destinations are Sicily (of course), London, Svalbard, Bayreuth (Wagner Festival), New York - and Ravenna.

Napoli / Naples

Naples: The Monks Cemetery at the former monastery complex called Certosa di San Martino ("Charterhouse of St. Martin"), a former monastery complex, now a museum. This is the most visible landmark of the city, perched atop the Vomero hill.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Napoli / Naples

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Napoli / Naples

Death is greeting us also in Naples. Wherever we are.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Cat in Napoli / Naples

A cat at Certosa di San Martino.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

Napoli / Naples

It's a dog's life in Naples.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Napoli / Naples

For some reason, I never got a love letter from this lady, passing my hotel.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Naples

Tomb in Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Naples.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Napoli blues

Napoli blues.

Photo: Per-Erik Skramstad / Wonders of Sicily

 

 

Detail of a tomb in Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Napoli

Detail of a tomb in Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Naples.

 

 

The Scala Chapel in Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Naples.

 

 

Detail of the crucifix by an unknown Master in the Scala Chapel in Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Naples.

 

Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Naples

Interior detail in Chiesa di Sant'Anna dei Lombardi, Naples.

 

 

Palazzo Matteotti aka Palazzo della provincia in Naples

The aesthetics of Fascism: Detail of the bronze portal of the Palazzo Matteotti aka Palazzo della provincia in Naples, designed by Italian architects Marcello Canino and Ferdinando Chiaromonte, built in 1934-1936 during the Mussolini regime.

 

 

 

 

A street in Napoli.

 

 

Museo di San Martino Napoli, Certosa

Detail of one of the ships in the Naval section of Museo di San Martino Napoli, Certosa.

 

 

Ship in the Naval section of Museo di San Martino Napoli, Certosa.

 

 

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