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Photoalbum of Stanislav

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Here you can find some photographs of me in different periods of life. It is not easy to distinguish between photos with me alone and those with my family and friends. However, here I am presented, though in my life I am rather a photograher than a photo object.

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2019.10.07 In the role of Icarus :-) although in fact this is a later project of the genius Leonardo da Vinci exhibited at the Rome airport named after him.
2019.10.06 In the Italian “Ferrari” brand store in Italian Rome.
2019.10.06 With full-size Pinocchio in the Bertolucci theme store in Rome.
2019.10.06 In the role of Pinocchio in the Bertolucci theme store in Rome.
2019.10.06 One of the last photos with the Roman Colosseum, a bottom-up view in the portrait orientation.
2019.10.06 One of the last photos with the Roman Colosseum, a general plan in the landscape orientation.
2019.10.06 Wow, what… a column!.. ;-)
2019.10.06 I have been sitting at the desk of the catacombs of Saint Callisto (Catacombe di San Callisto) since 1872 :-) (judging by the tablet with the Roman number MDCCCLXXII).
2019.10.06 Russian and Polka are “brothers” (more precisely, “brother” and “sister”) forever. :-) With a Russian-speaking Polish woman after her wonderful excursion in the underground catacombs of Saint Callisto (Catacombe di San Callisto).
2019.10.06 In the tall underground catacombs (tombs of Roman Christians) of Saint Callisto (Catacombe di San Callisto).
2019.10.06 “Pompi” confectionery shops (“bars”) in Rome can even make a foodporn blogger out of me. :-)
2019.10.06 Ravioli is one of those Italian dishes that you should definitely try if you are in Italy.
2019.10.06 With the bought for children (who are football players) scarf of the main Roman football club “Roma” at its home stadium “Olympic”.
2019.10.06 One Italian ice cream (gelato) is good, and two are even better! :-)
2019.10.06 At long last my waiting for the Pope's Francis every-Sunday appearance to the people gathered in Saint Peter's Square in the Vatican (Rome) was successful!.. A very nice man, even from the point of view of me, a non-Catholic.
2019.10.06 While waiting for the Pope's appearance to the people in Saint Peter's Square have to watch on TV the service in his basilica.
2019.10.06 Sitting on a stone pedestal in Saint Peter's Square, waiting for the end of the service in his basilica and the Pope's appearance to the people.
2019.10.06 The Pope's Swiss guards don't really like to be photographed with anyone (especially with idly staggering tourists), so from afar.
2019.10.05 In Italy, the birthplace of Pinocchio and delicious ice cream, it is simply impossible not to combine all this. :-)
2019.10.05 Horrified by the fact that the Mouth of Truth (Bocca della Verità), according to legend, could “bite off” the hand if the one who is “interrogated” lies.
2019.10.05 In Russia it could be just some ravine without any special history but in Rome it is the Greatest/Largest Circus (Circus Maximus) – the most extensive hippodrome of the Ancient Rome which could accommodate 250,000 spectators.
2019.10.05 How to recognize a Russian tourist in the Orange Garden (Giardino degli Aranci) of Rome? ;-)
2019.10.05 The Lord of the Stump :-D in the Orange Garden (Giardino degli Aranci) of Rome, under the gloomy sky of the Eternal City.
2019.10.05 For some reason I am sad here but actually was happy that got to the Orange Garden (Giardino degli Aranci) of Rome.
2019.10.05 Standing on the territory of one country (Italy), I am looking through a keyhole of another country (the Order of Malta) across its courtyard to a cathedral of a third country (the Vatican).
2019.10.05 On the embankment of the Tyrrhenian Sea (mar Tirreno) in the town of Lido di Ostia (a district of Rome).
2019.10.05 An 8-ray wind rose (a pointer of the cardinal directions) on the Tyrrhenian Sea (mar Tirreno) embankment in the town of Lido di Ostia (a district of Rome).
2019.10.05 Either I'm swimming (to the shore), or already walking in the Tyrrhenian Sea (mar Tirreno) in the town of Lido di Ostia (a district of Rome).
2019.10.05 The triumph of Russian courage over Italian indecision in the example of swimming in the Tyrrhenian Sea (mar Tirreno) on October 5.
2019.10.05 Half an hour by train from Rome – and you are at the sea, the Tyrrhenian one (mar Tirreno), in the coastal town of Lido di Ostia (formally a district of Rome, and in ancient times its port).
2019.10.05 The Pyramid of Cestius (Piramide di Caio Cestio) is slightly at the right, almost in the center, and Saint Paul's Gate (Porto San Paolo) at the right, next to the railway station of the same name, where I am going to.
2019.10.05 The unusual interior design of the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in the Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano) allows to take unusual photos in the “find me” style. :-)
2019.10.05 Inside the discreet but stately Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in the Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano).
2019.10.05 I wonder if this fence stone and chain are as old as this Roman Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in the Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano)?..
2019.10.05 In front of the Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist in the Lateran (Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano), one of the 4 major/papal basilicas of Rome, with the the cathedra of the Roman bishop and the Papal throne.
2019.10.05 It seems that this is a castle but in fact just a gate with towers called Porta Asinaria, a part of the Aurelian Walls (Mura Aureliane) of Rome.
2019.10.04 In the great city of Rome (particularly, in the park of Villa Borghese) you feel yourself majestic. :-)
2019.10.04 A Russian will find a wild persimmon even in the park of Villa Borghese and will eat it even while driving a bicycle cart. :-)
2019.10.04 Passenger-“engine” of a 2-seat bicycle cart (the 2nd, driver, is taking the picture) in the park of Villa Borghese (Rome, Italy).
2019.10.04 A temporary pavilion on the closest to me edge of People's Square (Piazza del Popolo) in Rome makes the whole view not so worse if you get upper, closer to Villa Borghese.
2019.10.04 I'm not sure if Gelateria dei Gracchi is the best ice cream cafe in Rome but their ice cream is definitely yum-yum!.. :-)
2019.10.04 Not every square is entered through a gate but People's Square (Piazza del Popolo) of Rome is – through People's Gate (Porta del Popolo) of thi-i-is size.
2019.10.04 At the base of the (Egyptian) Flaminio Obelisk in the center of People's Square (Piazza del Popolo) in Rome, among Italians and tourists.
2019.10.04 Sitting on 1 of the 4 bowls of the Obelisk Fountain (Fontana dell'Obelisco) in the center of People's Square (Piazza del Popolo) in Rome.
2019.10.04 A temporary pavilion on the closest to me edge of People's Square (Piazza del Popolo) in Rome makes the whole view worse.
2019.10.04 It isn't allowed farther :-( to see the inner beauty of the Church of Trinità dei Monti (Chiesa della Trinità dei Monti) in Rome.
2019.10.04 A straight view to the Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) and the Square of Spain (Piazza di Spagna) from the 2nd level of balconies.
2019.10.04 A right view to the Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) and the Square of Spain (Piazza di Spagna) from the 2nd level of balconies.
2019.10.04 On the last but one stair landing of the Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) before I get to the Church of Trinità dei Monti (Chiesa della Trinità dei Monti) after which the steps are named in Italian.
2019.10.04 A straight view to the Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) and the Square of Spain (Piazza di Spagna) from the 1st level of balconies.
2019.10.04 Barely visible against the background of the Church of Trinità dei Monti (Chiesa della Trinità dei Monti) that is the top end point of the Spanish Steps, in Italian named after the church (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti).
2019.10.04 On the grand Spanish Steps (Scalinata di Trinità dei Monti) rising from the Square of Spain (Piazza di Spagna) to the Church of Trinità dei Monti (Chiesa della Trinità dei Monti).
2019.10.04 A view from Trajan's Forum (Forum Traiani, 112 AD) to his column (Colvmna Traiani, 113 AD) and the Church of the Holy Name of Mary (Ss. Nominis Mariae ad Forum Traiani, 1736-1751).
2019.10.04 In the shade of the greenery of the ancient Roman ruins, more exactly, of the Roman Forum.
2019.10.04 With a view to the Roman Forum (Forum Romanum) from the height of the remains of the giant library of the Temple of Augustus (Bibliotheca Templi Augusti) or of the Palace of Tiberius (Bibliotheca Domus Tiberianae) on the Palatine Hill.
2019.10.04 By the remains of the giant library of the Temple of Augustus (Bibliotheca Templi Augusti) or of the Palace of Tiberius (Bibliotheca Domus Tiberianae) on the Palatine Hill.
2019.10.04 Against the background of the remains of the ancient Roman Temple of Castor and Pollux (Tempio di Castore e Polluce, 484 BC) in the Roman Forum (Foro Romano).
2019.10.04 At the foot of the high Church of San Lorenzo in Miranda (Chiesa di San Lorenzo in Miranda) re-build in the 7th century from the ancient Roman (141 AD) Temple of Antoninus and Faustina.
2019.10.04 Against the backround of the remains of the Stadium of Domitian (~80 A. D.) – quite small by modern standards.
2019.10.04 A view from an observation balcony of the Farnese Villa to the Roman Forum, including remains of the Basilica of Maxentius (Basilica di Massenzio, 308 – 312) and the Basilica of Saint Francesca Romana (Basilica di Santa Francesca Romana, 1352).
2019.10.04 On an observation balcony of the the Farnese Villa (Orti Farnesiani) the statues turned out to be not stone but cardboard, of that su-u-uch thickness…
2019.10.04 In front of the fountain with the tautological name “Teatro del Fontanone”, which is part of the Farnese Gardens/Villa (Orti Farnesiani).
2019.10.04 A view from an observation deck to the Roman Forum (Foro Romano), including remains of the Basilica of Maxentius (Basilica di Massenzio, 308 – 312) and the Basilica of Saint Francesca Romana (Basilica di Santa Francesca Romana, 1352).
2019.10.04 Under the Arch of Titus with the famous emblematic phrase “The Senate and People of Rome” (Senatus Populusque Romanus, SPQR).
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 12 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 11 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 10 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 9 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 8 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 7 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 6 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 5 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 4 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 3 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 2 of 12.
2019.10.04 Inside the Colosseum, view 1 of 12.
2019.10.03 Along a wall of the Vatican in Rome (the state inside the state).
2019.10.03 With strict Swiss guards, guarding the Vatican since 1506 in the uniform made from Michelangelo's drawings, you cannot take a picture any closer.
2019.10.03 At the foot of a column of Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro) to understand its (and the cathedral's) size.
2019.10.03 Inside the main Catholic temple of the world – Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), near the central place.
2019.10.03 Inside the main Catholic temple of the world – Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), a view with a perspective.
2019.10.03 On the roof of Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), with one of its side domes.
2019.10.03 On the roof of Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), with its main dome: I'm smaller, and the dome fits.
2019.10.03 On the roof of Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), with its main dome: I'm bigger, and the dome has its spire cut. :-(
2019.10.03 When you walk between the slanted walls of the dome of Saint Peter's Basilica, your vestibular system begins to misbehave and to tell the brain that the body slants too. :-)
2019.10.03 It is not a wonky horizon at the photograph but a really slanted downstairs between the walls of the dome of the Roman-Vatican Saint Peter's Basilica.
2019.10.03 I do not care about my hair :-) when there is such a view behind the grill… to Saint Peter's Square and Rome.
2019.10.03 A blurry imprint of me stepping up by gentle spiral staircase to the dome of Saint Peter's Basilica in Rome.
2019.10.03 Against the background of Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), right view.
2019.10.03 Against the background of Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro), front view.
2019.10.03 On Saint Peter's Square (Piazza San Pietro) in Rome with its Bernini Fountain (Fontana del Bernini).
2019.10.03 On the way to Vatican and its Saint Peter's Basilica (Basilica di San Pietro in Vaticano) in Rome.
2019.10.03 The Сastle of the Holy Angel (Castel Sant'Angelo) from another, less remarkable side.
2019.10.03 The Сastle of the Holy Angel (Castel Sant'Angelo) has a tautological name but looks very unusual.
2019.10.03 In the stone bed of the Tiber with a strange constructon of rings embedded in the wall and connecting them a chain and a rope. :-?
2019.10.03 Against the background of the Tiber flowing through the eternal Rome to Saint Peter's Basilica in Vatican (in the distance).
2019.10.03 At the Fountain of 4 Rivers (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi) on Navona Square (Piazza Navona) in half a length.
2019.10.03 At the Fountain of 4 Rivers (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi) on Navona Square (Piazza Navona) in full length.
2019.10.03 At Navona Square (Piazza Navona) with an Egyptian obelisk (81 – 96 years) standing in its middle with the Fountain of 4 Rivers (Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, 1647 – 1651).
2019.10.03 Clumsily setting my leg aside, as Insta-girls (skillfully) do this, against the background of the Moor Fountain (Fontana del Moro).
2019.10.03 Sitting on the fence of the Moor Fountain (Fontana del Moro) in Navona Square (Piazza Navona) in Rome.
2019.10.03 This is how tempting Italian street restaurants show the fresh ingredients they use to prepare their dishes.
2019.10.03 While in Russia the smallest Renault – 1-seat electric Twizy – is only sold, in Rome it drives around and parks where others can't! :-P
2019.10.03 Inside the Roman Pantheon it is rather crowded.
2019.10.03 With a nimbus from a hole in the dome of the Roman Pantheon, through which, allegedly, rain never falls on the floor of the temple (that's a lie:-).
2019.10.03 I'm cooled by a fountain of the Renaissance (1575) at Rotonda (Pantheon) Square in Rome.
2019.10.03 At Rotonda Square (Piazza della Rotonda) with a fountain of the Renaissance (1575), the ancient Egyptian Macuteo Obelisk (Obelisco Macuteo) from the times of Ramses II (1279 – 1213 BC) and the ancient Roman Pantheon of the Emperor Hadrian's edition (113 –
2019.10.03 At the Square of Monte Citorio (Piazza di Monte Citorio) in Rome with the homonymous obelisk (Obelisco di Montecitorio) of ancient Egyptian origin.
2019.10.03 Me the insignificant as compared to (the Column of) Marcus Aurelius (Colonna di Marco Aurelio) on Column Square (Piazza Colonna) in Rome.
2019.10.03 It's hard to take a picture without other people in the frame at the crowded Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 At the left side of the Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 I'm going to throw a coin for happiness into the Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 It's hard to take a picture without other people in the frame at the crowded Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 At the right side of the Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 At the right side of the Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 It's hard to take a picture without other people in the frame at the crowded Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 It's hard to take a picture without other people in the frame at the crowded Trevi fountain in Rome.
2019.10.03 Italian gelato is not your ordinary ice cream, even Baskin Robbins can't compete it. :-P
2019.10.03 A view from an observation deck by Capitoline Square to the Arch of Septimius Severus (Arco di Settimio Severo), the remains of the Temple of Vespasian and Titus (Tempio di Vespasiano e Tito) and the Roman Forum (Foro Romano).
2019.10.03 It's a pleasure to drink from an ancient faucet with the inscription “SPQR” though the inscription “COV...[ID-19?]” below is scaring. :-O
2019.10.03 A view from an observation deck by Capitoline Square to the Forum of Caesar (Forum Cæsari) and the Church of Saints Luke and Martina (Chiesa dei Santi Luca e Martina).
2019.10.03 I was a little bit surprised by the modest size of the monument of the Capitoline Wolf (Lupa Capitolina) who milked the founders of Rome, twin brothers Romulus and Remus.
2019.10.03 With the Fountain of the Goddess of Rome (Fontana della Dea Roma) who is actually the Greek Athena; on the photo there're also the Nile at the left, and the Tiber at the right.
2019.10.03 At the equestrian statue of the Roman Emperor (161 – 180) Marcus Aurelius in the center of Capitoline Square.
2019.10.03 At one of the three Capitoline Museums on Capitoline Square of Rome.
2019.10.03 On the decorated with statues, wide paved road/stairs Cordonata Capitolina, which leads to Capitoline Square designed by Michelangelo.
2019.10.03 At the “Egyptian Lions” fountains by the bottom of the stairs from the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Altar of Heaven (Basilica di Santa Maria in Ara coeli).
2019.10.03 Sitting at a side of the Vittoriano on the steep stairs leading to the Basilica of Saint Mary of the Altar of Heaven (Basilica di Santa Maria in Ara coeli).
2019.10.03 Either a torpedo boat, or a submarine of the times either of the 1st World War, or of the 2nd one but definitely in the museum of the Italian army at the Vittoriano.
2019.10.03 Inside the Vittoriano there is a museum of the Italian army, and this is one of its aircrafts of the beginning of the 20th century.
2019.10.03 The Vittoriano inside is as solemnly as outside, and that does not prevent the window from overlighting the photo of me.
2019.10.03 In the central “yard” of the Vittoriano (a monument in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the united Italy) with its impressive colonnade.
2019.10.03 The heads of me and the horse of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the united Italy.
2019.10.03 It's difficult to take a picture without people at the popular statue of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the united Italy.
2019.10.03 Me looking from a balcony of the Vittoriano to Venice Square with the Italian flag made of flowers.
2019.10.03 Against the background of the honor guard of the Italian military memorial in the center of the Vittoriano.
2019.10.03 A view of the Vittoriano (a monument in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the united Italy) from its stairs.
2019.10.03 When there's no elder son around – I'm instead of him, when there's no police officer (the son “collects” photos with) – an Italian military officer is OK. :-)
2019.10.03 With the “Adriatic Sea” fountain (at the left part of the Vittoriano) in an imitating pose.
2019.10.03 With the “Tyrrhenian Sea” fountain (at the right part of the Vittoriano) in an imitating pose.
2019.10.03 With the “Tyrrhenian Sea” fountain (at the right part of the Vittoriano) in a usual pose.
2019.10.03 With the “Tyrrhenian Sea” fountain (at the right part of the Vittoriano) and not very good against the sun.
2019.10.03  View of the Vittoriano (a monument in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the united Italy) from Venice Square.
2019.10.03 Against the background of the Church of the Holy Name of Mary (at the left) and Trajan's Column (at the right).
2019.10.03 A view of the Vittoriano (a monument in honor of Victor Emmanuel II, the first king of the united Italy) from Trajan's Forum/Column.
2019.10.03 Against the background of Trajan's Forum (below), his Column (farther in the center), Palazzo Valentini (behind it at the left) and the Church of the Holy Name of Mary (behind it at the right).
2019.10.03 Here's Roman emperor Augustus (Imp. Caesari Avgvsto Divif Patri Patriae) with flowers, and me somehow relaxed without.
2019.10.03 Between the Roman fora (behind me and in front of me)… and between the ancient Rome and a later one (at the right).
2019.10.03 Pathetic imitation of the greatness of Roman emperor Nerva (Imp. Caesari Nervae Avg.).
2019.10.03 Against the background of what remained of the (Transitorium) Forum of Nerva – the 4th of 5 imperial fora of Rome.
2019.10.03 At the entrance to the Church of Saint Bonaventura at the Palatine, a fairly young (XVII century) one as compared to the ancient Rome.
2019.10.03 Around ancient Roman ruins on the Palatine Hill – the central one of the 7 main hills of Rome.
2019.10.03 With the Arch of Titus in Rome (yet not near it, it's behind the fence).
2019.10.03 I am walking up the Sacred Street (via Sacra) from the Roman Colosseum to the Arch of Titus.
2019.10.03 With the Arch of Constantine in Rome (near the Colosseum) in the background.
2019.10.03 I always dreamed of being photographed with the Coliseum – and now the dream has come true! :-)
2019.10.03 The first time in the metro of Rome: all inscriptions are clear… if I knew Italian. :-)
2019.10.03 At the time of this photo I didn't know that this “umbrella” tree in Italy (Rome) is a stone pine, also known as Italian stone pine. :-)
2019.10.03 At the stately foundation of the ancient Roman road (via) Casilina Vecchia in Rome.
2019.10.02 Tired but happily arriving to Rome by a train of Trenitalia.
2019.10.02 For the first time in the new international airport of Zhukovsky – a small (cozy) and desert (spacious).
2019.10.02 In the duty free zone a new international airport (guess which one or wait for the next photograph).
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