Todi, Italy, in Pictures

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Architectural wonder

Chiesa di Santa Maria della Consolazione, a Renaissance church.

The landscape

Todi, atop its craggy hill, with all its churches, its labyrinth of medieval streets and its history dating back more than 2,000 years to the Etruscans, is a tranquil jewel of a town, not heavily touristed.
Photo by: Bobby Fisher

Ancient artifacts

Martha McPhee-who returned to Italy to study the language and culture she fell in love with as a teenager-explores the Roman ruins at Carsulae, an archaeological site in the province of Terni.
Photo by: Bobby Fisher

Falling for Todi

Cascata delle Marmore, the highest man-made waterfall in Europe, constructed by the Romans to release the stagnant water they believed was the cause of disease.
Photo by: Bobby Fisher

Reflections

Martha McPhee, inside the church of San Fortunato.
Photo by: Bobby Fisher

Flower power

A sunflower field-common in Umbria.
Photo by: Bobby Fisher

Next Up: Mont Blanc

Head to the Alps (or at least admire the pictures from one woman’s journey), here.
Photo by: Rob Howard

First Published Mon, 2009-04-20 10:26

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