Saturday, November 21, 2009

Fontana De Trevi

taken at Fontana De Trevi in Rome

The Trevi Fountain was one of the spots in Rome I was looking forward to visiting. Its come out in soooo many movies and I wanted to see it up close and personal. The Trevi Fountain was bigger and more majestic than I expected!

Of course, I didn't miss the chance to throw coins in the fountain and make a wish. Apparently, you need to throw three coins over your shoulder using your right hand. I did a little research and the coins collected from the fountain is used to subsidize a supermarket for Rome's needy. They collect an average of 3000 euros a day! That's a lot of wishes!


JOWY said...


One Love,

Lianne said...

Thanks jowy! Hope you keep visiting my blog :)

Elaine said...

That's amazing that they donate it to the market!! Nice to know that there is some charity work being done! Seeing all these pictures makes me want to sell all my things and travel to Italy!

Thank you for the birthday wishes!!

Lianne said...

yeah its good to know that us tourists aren't completely wasting our money to the fountain!

bananas. said...

i always wonder what happens to those "wishes" :)

Closet Full of Nothing said...

This is beautiful! I'm going to be daydreaming about going to Italy all day tom!

Koyen said...

So...did you throw coins facing back?? :) I remember when I was there. Kulang nalang isang piggy bank ata ng coins nilagay ko! hahahaha! :)

Lianne said...

@bananas - i wondered the same thing! at least out wishes are going to a good cause

@closet full of nothing - thanks! i'm still daydreaming of italy as well hehe

@koyen - yup i had my back to the fountain and threw it over my right shoulder! i wanted to make more wishes but nahiya ako hahaha!

Denise said...

great photo. galing mo mag picture naman.

how's the trip? Your parents are so cute.

btw am already following you privately.

have a great day!.

I Am Denise Katipunera

Lianne said...

thanks denise! :) yeeeey you're following me!

Sarah Von said...

Hey cutie! I just wanted to let you know that the 'Year in Yes' 2010 calendar is officially for sale now, if you're still keen! Thanks for making Yes and Yes part of your day ;)

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