Image Capture: September 2004
Destination: Italy, Rome, Spanish Steps
Subject: Girl sitting on the Spanish Steps. Completed in 1717 this monumental stairway of 135 steps leads up from the Piazza di Spagna fountain to the Trinita die Monti Church. They have featured in several movies ( Roman Holiday, The talented Mr. Ripley ) and numerous passionate songs. In modern times they have been adorned with flower markets and are always crowded with tourists and locals socialising, relaxing, and meeting new and old friends.