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San Marino guaita fortress

Fortress Guaita is the oldest of the three towers constructed on Monte Titano, San Marino, Italy. It was built in the century and served briefly as a prison. It is one of the three towers depicted on both the national flog and coat of arms.

Isola San Giulio Lago d' orta Italy

San Giulio Island (Novara), Lake Orta, Piemonte, Italy I have such wonderful memories of this mystical place.

Piazza della Cisterna # San Gimignano # Italy

Piazza della Cisterna # San Gimignano # Italy

San Gimignano Skyline at Sunset ♠ | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

San Gimignano Skyline at Sunset ♠

SAN GIMIGNANO, Italy - a medieval city of towers.  Towers during that time were symbols of power and prestige

One of our favorite little villages was San Gimignao, Tuscany, Italy

Castles & Palaces (Austria). 'The lordly Hofburg in Vienna and Salzburg’s baroque Residenz dazzle with their finery, history and art treasures. But if gloomy dungeons are more your scene, formidable fortresses such as 900-year-old Festung Hohensalzburg and cliff-top Burg Hohenwerfen will appeal.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/austria/salzburg/sights/castle/festung-hohensalzburg

Go to the Salzburg Castle, where part of 'The Sound of Music' was filmed - Salzburg, Austria

Chimney - San Marco -  #terra cotta                       Bailey Zimmerman

San Marco Roofs, Venice, province of Venezia, veneto region, Italy (Bailey Zimmerman)