My travels around the world

I thought it would be better to share my pictures in a list sorted by date. Most of these photos are taken during my job journeys and only a few during the holidays.
Not all my journeys have a photo gallery and these are hosted at different web sites. If you want to see them click on the icon at the end of the description.

JORDAN – Summer 2010
Holiday in Jordan. Visit of Amman known as Philadelphia in the ancient times. Visit of Roman and Crusader castles, Jerash (the roman city of Decapolis). Visit of Mount Nebo where, according to the Bible, Moses died, the Dead Sea and the geological rock formations of Wadi Rum.
CHINA – Spring 2010
Job in Wuhan (Hubei province). Visit of Yellow Crane Tower, The big Yangtze River, the gates of the city, the East Lake on south bank of the Yangtze River with the castle and the Hubei Provincial Museum.
CHINA – Summer 2009
Job in TEDA (Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area, Tianjin Municipality) and Holiday in Shanghai and Wuxi cities.
AUSTRALIA – Winter 2008 – 2009
Forty days of honeymoon in Australia. Our journey started from Melbourne and its surroundings, such as the Great Ocean Road and the Yarra Valley. Then we reached Alice Springs and Uluru. From the desert we flew to Cairns to see the rainforest and the Great Barrier Reef. The next places were Brisbane and Fraser Island. Finally we celebrated Christmas and New Year’s Eve in Sydney.
CHINA – Winter 2008
Job in TEDA (Tianjin Economic-Technological Development Area) where the acromic means literally “peace and prosperity”. It is a vast area of free market of Tanggu District in Tianjin municipality. It contains a port, business buildings, urban residential areas and an extensive transportation network.
CHINA – Winter 2007
Job in Maanshan (Anhui province). It is a young industrial city surrounded by low hills and several lakes. The city name means “Horse Saddle Mountain” and comes from an old local legend.
CHINA – Summer 2007
Holiday in China with Sandra. In this tour we visited the Taiyuan city, then we went to Yungang Grottoes and the Suspended Temple (Xuankong Si) in Datong. From here we went to Xian, then Shanghai and Suzho gardens and finally, we went back in Beijing.
BELGIUM – Spring 2007
Job in Belgium. Visit of the Bruxelles Market Square (Grand Place, Grote Markt), that is the main square of the capital. Visit of the St. Catherine`s church (St Katelijne Plein), the Justice Palace (Justitiepaleis, Palais de Justice) the Atomium and the Heysel park.
CHINA – Winter 2006 – 2007
Job in Taiyuan (Shanxi province). Birthday and Chinese new year spent here with italian and chinese friends.
CHINA – Autumn 2006
Job in Tongling (Anhui province). Tongling has been a copper mining center since the 7th century. Tongling is also famous for it’s reserve for the baiji “dolphin”. Visit of the beautiful Huang Shan (Golden or Yellow Mountains) about 100 km south of the city.
GREECE – Summer 2006
Holiday in Greece with Sandra, Paolo and Mariapia. Visit of The Acropolis of Athens, Corinth, Mycenae, Epidaurus, the sanctuary of Olympia, Delphi, Monastery complex of Meteora and Capo Sunion.
CHINA – Summer 2006
Job in Taiyuan (Shanxi province). Visit of Jinci Temple, the ancient city of Pingyao which was listed as a World Cultural Heritage site by UNESCO, Shuanglin temple, and the Zhengguo Monastery.
CHINA – Spring 2006
Job in Luoyang (Henan province). Visit of Longmen Grottoes, Luoyang Ancient Tombs Museum, Luoyang Museum, White Horse Temple and Shaolin Temple.
TURKEY – Summer 2005
Holiday in Turkey with Sandra. Visit of Istanbul, Ankara, Hattusha, Cappadocia, the Caravanserai near Kayseri, Konya city, Hierapolis (Pamukkale), Ephesus, Pergamum, Troy and Canakkale.
CHINA – Spring and Summer 2005
Job in Tianjin (Tianjin Municipality). The garden of the city with Jing Juan. Visit of Temple of Haven in Beijing.Tianjin by Night from Tianjin Sky tower.
CHINA – Autumn 2004
Job in Lianyuan (Hunan province). The city garden with Xiaodan, the dinners with the friends and the work in the steel company. The dinners with Christina.
ENGLAND – Summer 2004
Holiday in England. Visit of Londra, Natural History Museum, British Museum, City of Bath, Stonehendge and Bristol.
HOLLAND and GERMANY – Summer 2004
Brief Holiday in Amsterdam (Holland) and K?(Germany) with Sandra. Visit of Cathedral and the Museum. The Rijksmuseum museum, Amsterdam Diamond Center and Scheepvaart museum.
EGYPT – Summer 2003
Holiday in Egypt with Sandra. Visit of Cairo City, Cairo Museum, the Pyramids of Giza, Memphis, Abu Simbel, Luxor and Karnak, Island of Philae, the Cruise The Nile and the Valley of the Kings.
CHINA – Summer 2003
Job in Wuhan (Hubei province). Visit of Yellow Crane Tower, The big Yangtze River, the gates of the city, the East Lake on south bank of the Yangtze River with the castle and the Hubei Provincial Museum.
SLOVENIA and CROATIA – Spring 2003
Brief Holiday in Slovenia and Croatia with Sandra. Visit of Postojna Cave (Slovenia), City of Rijeka (Croatia), City of Pula (Croatia). Visit the massive war memorial at Redipuglia (Italy).
CHINA – Autumn 2002
Job in Baotou (Inner Mongolia), Job in Benxi (Liaoning province) and brief Holiday in China with Xiaodan. Walking on the Goby Desert and visit of WuDang Lamasery. Benxi Water Cave and Shenyang.
CHINA – Summer 2002
Job in Baotou (Inner Mongolia) and Holiday around China with Xiaodan. Visit of the Forbidden City, Temple of Heaven and the Summer Palace in Beijing, Dalian, Mount LaoShan and Quindao.
GERMANY and AUSTRIA – Summer 2001
Holiday in Germany. Visit of M? (Monaco), The museum of science and technology, Neuschwanstein castle, Bavaria, Salzburg city and the Ice cave in Austria.
CHINA – Summer 2001
Job in Handan (Hebei province) and Holiday in Beijing, Shanghai and Wuxi, China. Castle of the Handan. Visit of a Great Wall near Beijing, Wuxi and Shanghai.
CHINA – Autumn 2000
Job in Handan (Hebei province), China. Castle and Garden of the Handan. Visit of a old temple outside of the city. Tienanmen square and the roads in Beijing.
HOLLAND – Spring 2000
Job in Weert, Holland. Visit of Weert City, Eindhoven City. Visit of Anversa City (Belgium).
CHINA – Winter 2000
Job in Wuxi (Jiangsu province). Wuxi City, Shanghai City by Night and By Day, Tai Hu Lake with the gardens, SuZhou : The Venice of China.
CHINA – Winter 1999 and Spring 2000
Job in Wuxi (Jiangsu province). Visit of Wuxi City, Tai Hu Lake near Wuxi, Ling Shan with the big Buddha. Visit of the big City of China : Shanghai!

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