More Italy Photos

I am terrible at photography, despite having taken a class at UCLA extension many years ago, but wanted to show you a couple of pictures from Ferrara. On Sunday, the main square near the cathedral is turned into an antique market:


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This is a shot of the console that holds all the simultaneous-translation headphones at the Internazionale festival in Ferrara. Attendees had to turn in their national ID cards to get one.

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Something you’re not about to see in our translation-averse U.S. newspapers. This is a short story by the late, great Abdurrahman Munif, which appeared on the cover of a national Sunday supplement:

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The street leading up to my hotel, a.k.a. the Jesuit monastery:

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This is as close as I got to seeing the wonderful waters off the coast of Sardegna. I took this in the airport in Cagliari:

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