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Austrian Stream - 800×548, 147 KB
Actually, this could be in Liechtenstein, but I think it was after we crossed the border.
October 24, 1999.

Innsbruck: Olympic Stadium - 800×544, 86 KB
Innsbruck has been host to two Winter Olympic Games, using the same stadium. A second pan was built for the new flame.
October 24, 1999.

The River Inn - 800×548, 140 KB
The Inn River passes through the city of Innsbruck (literally, “Inn bridge”).
October 24, 1999.


“Juliet’s Balcony,” Verona - 506×750, 126 KB
Never mind that the building was built a century or two after the story takes place, or that Romeo and Juliet are fictional characters, this spot has probably been attracting tourists since Shakespeare’s day. (More info on Juliet’s Balcony)
October 26, 1999.

Dante in Exile - 511×750, 103 KB
Apparently, Dante spent a good chunk of his exile from Florence in Verona.
October 26, 1999.

Vatican Globe - 600×550, 168 KB
At the center of the Vatican Museum (containing a huge collection of art, most of which glorifies the church, instead of glorifying the religion) is a huge courtyard, and at the center of the courtyard is this sculpture by Arnaldo Pomodoro. At the time I had no idea what it was, but I thought it looked cool. (Thanks to Willem and Madeleine for identifying the sculpture.)
October 27, 1999.

Dante Returns - 510×750, 126 KB
This statue of Dante stands at the edge of the Piazza Santa Croce in Florence (Firenze).
October 28, 1999.

Paris, France

Obelisk at the Place de la Concorde - 509×750, 69 KB
This stands in the Place de la Concorde, near the former site of the French Revolution’s most infamous guillotine.
November 2, 1999.

The Pantheon in Late Afternoon - 800×544, 104 KB
The crypts of the Pantheon house the remains of many famous French figures, including Voltaire, Marie Curie, and Victor Hugo.
November 2, 1999.

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