Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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Amerigo Vespucci training ship, LivornoAfter a three month summer training cruise in the North Sea, the Amerigo Vespucci is back to Livorno, before spending the winter in the Navy Yard of La Spezia.Amerigo Vespucci training ship, LivornoI never miss an occasion to put my landlubber's feet on her deck...Amerigo Vespucci training ship, Livorno... or to climb her magnificent wooden staircases.Amerigo Vespucci training ship, LivornoThe ship on a canvas wrapping all the rigging around the mast.Amerigo Vespucci training ship, LivornoA view of the stern, and you haven't seen the last photo of her yet!

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External links: Amerigo Vespucci (Wikipedia)

23 comments:

Per Stromsjo said...

Can't blame her for not wanting to spend winter in the North Sea...

Luis Gomez said...

As always VP, gorgeous shots!

Farmchick said...

How historic! Lovely shots and I would enjoy being aboard.

Randy said...

That is awesome. Can't wait to see more!

Jacob said...

I will take all the photos you can possibly get of this gorgeous vessel!

Landlubber? I thought you were Navy material!

I'd go aboard every chance I got, too. Wonderful photos, per usual...

Hi Trillian! Your comments were very nice today!

Kaori said...

Yay for more photos! She is beautiful. I love the color of the wood stairs ;D

Leif Hagen said...

She's a gem of a ship! I loved the wooden details - the stairway, etc!

Hilda said...

If I were there, I would take every opportunity to get aboard too. She's just absolutely gorgeous. And I love that even the gangplank has lovely wooden posts too!

gogouci said...

Beautiful, beautiful vessel.

Dina said...

Even the gangplank is gorgeous.

Elettra said...

Grazie per il favoloso risveglio con le immagini di questa meravigliosa imbarcazione che rende pieni di orgoglio tutti gli italiani.L'Amerigo Vespucci è approdato due volte nel porto della mia città e quindi ho avuto la possibilità di poterlo visitare(le foto sono sul mio blog alla voce il mondo degli uomini-Amerigo Vespucci),ha solo un eguale al mondo il "Cristoforo Colombo" suo gemello che purtroppo abbiamo dovuto cedere alla Russia.Grande post!!!!!!!!!!!

joo said...

Se's a beauty! I can't wait to see more:)
Have anice day.

Small City Scenes said...

What a beauty she is. I would love to go aboard here too.
while all your images are great the first shot of the gangplank is super. MB

brattcat said...

She's magnificent!

JM said...

Wonderful post, all shots are great!

B SQUARED said...

I've been on her. One of the greatest Tall Ships in the world.

Cezar and Léia said...

Fantastic set of pictures, this ship is beautiful!I love that first picture, with a great perspective!
Léia

Halcyon said...

It's a beautiful boat. I love all the details you show us. Glad she's home for awhile.

Babzy said...

beautiful boat , a nice visit :)

Rob and Mandy said...

She's a beauty! Much warmer in Livorno, I suppose.

Francisca said...

Fantastico!

Gunn said...

Wow,-she is a beauty!!:)

Steffe said...

It's a beautiful old vessel. Keep the photos coming.