rome and florence in 1979

Today we're continuing our vintage photographic tour around Italy with stops in Rome and Florence....

 The beautiful Duomo in Florence, Italy.

The beautiful Duomo in Florence, Italy.

 The Roman Forum. 

The Roman Forum. 

 My beautiful grandmother Joan at Rome's Forum.

My beautiful grandmother Joan at Rome's Forum.

 The Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy.

The Spanish Steps in Rome, Italy.

 Michelangelo's David in Florence, Italy.

Michelangelo's David in Florence, Italy.

 My grandparents Joan and Sid in front of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy.

My grandparents Joan and Sid in front of the Trevi Fountain in Rome, Italy.

 Just for fun, here's Jonathan in the same spot in August 2010. 

Just for fun, here's Jonathan in the same spot in August 2010. 

 The glorious Trevi Fountain.

The glorious Trevi Fountain.

I love seeing photos of my grandparents in places Jonathan and I have experienced and loved as well. Time marches on, but some things remain the same. There is comfort in that.

You can see photos from our trip in Rome in 2010 over at my old blog, Painted Pink Roses