The third smallest state in Europe

on Thursday, July 17, 2008







The world's oldest constitutional republic "completely intact" and third smallest state in Europe, a little inland from the Adriatic Sea near Rimini.... The population of San Marino consist of native Sammarinese and Italian citizens.

23 comments:

Tommy V said...

Hello from Colorado. Nice pictures

April said...

What a beautiful place - that rock wall is interesting! Also saw your Wed. photos - Happy Anniversary! Thanks for the visit.

CrazyCath said...

What a wonderful blue that sky is! Love the symmetry of the lamps.

Thanks for visiting mine.

~TAMY 3 Sides of Crazy~ said...

Pretty sky and a history lesson too!

Kim said...

What a gorgeous view, great pic, happy SWF! thanks for visiting me space..

babooshka said...

Educating skywatch post and what a view.

Michele (Rocky Mtn.Girl) said...

Ahh... this is a great post with some nice history to read up on.... good job.
Mountain Retreat Photos and
Fishing Fiesta

SandyCarlson said...

Thanks for the view of this state! It's my first introduction.

Jenn said...

Great pictures!

My SWF is posted HERE.

Hope you can drop by. Happy weekends!

Lilli & Nevada said...

Beautiful photos love the light poles

Sharon said...

That is some beautiful scenery and thanks for the info! It always makes that picture that much more interesting for me.

imac said...

Beautiful pics for skywatch.

The Team thanks you for taking part in Skywatch and making our new adventure a success

Slacking Overachiever said...

Thanks for sharing with us, what a find!

luna miranda said...

A beautiful place! Hello from Manila!

RuneE said...

Highly original. I bet very few of the participants have been there.

Old Wom Tigley said...

Thank you for joining this week and helping to make sky watch the place to be. Enjoy all the comments your post will get, try to vist others, but mostly enjoy the fun of Sky Watch.

The Sky Watch Team

Lara said...

beautiful blue sky! I'm posting a grey one :)...

Suzanne said...

This looks like an amazing place, must go there one day - hopefully. Happy SWF.

AnneKa said...

Greate Sky Watch post.
Have a nice weekend, from AnneKa in Norway

Maria said...

I love San Marino, we were there four years ago in summer.
Very nice pictures!
Happy Anniversary!
Regards, Maria

Mustang Mike said...

Thank you for sharing those great pictures. I always enjoy your SWF.
Mustang Mike

archiearchive said...

One of the first sets of stamps I ever collected was from San Marino - about 50 years ago - and they showed that mountain.

Jeanne said...

Thanks for coming by. I'm new to SWF and it's been a wonderful few days visiting new people and seeing their part of the world. Love your pictures and words. It's so interesting to hear about what you've photographed as well as see the image. Very beautiful header!