I am finally back from a long and wonderful trip in Italy. If there was one thing that stood out for me in the three weeks that I spent from Rome to Florence to the Amalfi Coast, it’s that Italians will try to communicate with you even if they don’t know a stitch of English, and they’ll do so in the friendliest and warmest manner.
It was tough to squeeze in time to sketch and paint as there were always places to go and things to see, but I did find time to do a couple of pages.
As promised, here is the second part of my watercolour drawings:
The famous duomo of Florence! It was super hot that day, but the view was certainly worth it. This was probably my favourite city that we visited.
This was the one of the best locations we stayed in during our trip, solely because the gondoliers would always pass by and would sing “Santa Lucia” and “Volare”.
A gorgeous view of Atrani on the Amalfi Coast! The first night we were there happened to be their patron saint day, which meant an entire evening of music, fireworks, and church bells ringing.
Our apartment in Atrani had a strange looking cactus plant that my sister described as lumpy.
This is a public fountain in the heart of Pompei of the goddess of abundance.
I thoroughly enjoyed this trip despite all the inevitable squabbles and hiccups along the way. I look forward to the day that I can return. Highlights and photographs soon to come!