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You are looking at the smallest country in the world!
The Vatican, Rome – Evening of March 6/09
The size is so deceiving because you can’t really see any of St. Peter’s Square in front of the Basilica. It looks like it is a block away but it is more like a kilometer away. Even the huge obelisk is almost lost in this picture. This is arguably the largest church in the world.
Taken through the front window of a moving tour bus.

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Comments

  • LjMaxx
    LjMaxxabout 5 years ago

    Awesome for me to see this.. (Someday in person hopefully).. Looks quite regal.. Cool shot Al.. Hey.. were you standing out the sun roof for this one..

  • Nope I took this over the drivers shoulder, through the windshield. The Vatican is one mesmerizing place to visit. You could spend weeks in there just studying the ceilings! I wish I had more time there.

    – Al Bourassa

  • Maureen Bloesch
    Maureen Bloeschabout 5 years ago

    beautiful shot!

  • I am glad this shot appeals to you Maureen.

    – Al Bourassa

  • Elaine  Manley
    Elaine Manleyabout 5 years ago

    amazing place very beautiful !

  • I honestly wish I had a super-wide-angle to catch the whole square and the basilica.

    – Al Bourassa

  • Antanas
    Antanasabout 5 years ago

    great capture

  • Have you been there?

    Cheers, Al

    – Al Bourassa

  • KatsEye
    KatsEyeabout 5 years ago

    Love it Al. Wonderful night capture.

  • Thanks Kathy. It wasn’t the most optimum conditions to get this shot as we were just driving by this evening.

    – Al Bourassa

  • Daniela Weil
    Daniela Weilabout 5 years ago

    Amazing night capture Al

  • Thank you Daniela. I am amazed I caught it this well considering where I had to shoot from, and the lighting.

    – Al Bourassa

  • Mike Oxley
    Mike Oxleyabout 5 years ago

    Beautiful night shot, Al. Very cool lighting! Must be a very impressive building.

  • Thanks Mike. It is doubly impressive when you can see the huge square (circle) in front of it!

    – Al Bourassa

  • Jamaboop
    Jamaboopabout 5 years ago

    Gorgeous job!!! This belongs on display on the wall !!!

  • Whose wall??? lol.

    – Al Bourassa

  • Digitalbcon
    Digitalbconalmost 5 years ago

    Stunning work Al!! I love the selection and the imagery captured in this series!

  • You are my main man this evening! And

    Cheers, Al

    – Al Bourassa

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