March 10, 2014
Giglio, Italy
The crew of the Afon Cefni mutli-purpose tugboat/workboat from Holyhead, Wales, hard at work by the wreck of the Costa Concordia (via Telegraph)

Giglio, Italy

The crew of the Afon Cefni mutli-purpose tugboat/workboat from Holyhead, Wales, hard at work by the wreck of the Costa Concordia (via Telegraph)

February 7, 2014
Florence, Italy
Like a presiding spirit, the cathedral—duomo in Italian—of Santa Maria del Fiore keeps watch over the streetscapes, including this block of Via dei Servi, a few hundred yards northeast of the church. (via National Geographic)

Florence, Italy

Like a presiding spirit, the cathedral—duomo in Italian—of Santa Maria del Fiore keeps watch over the streetscapes, including this block of Via dei Servi, a few hundred yards northeast of the church. (via National Geographic)

January 7, 2014
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(via coffee-in-europe)

January 1, 2014
Prato, Italy
A Chinese immigrant makes a phone call as police officers conduct a check at the Shen Wu textile factory. Prato, the historical capital of Italy’s textile business, has attracted the largest concentration of Chinese-run industry in Europe within less than 20 years. Yet Prato is also a thriving hub of illegality committed by both Italians and Chinese, a byproduct of globalization gone wrong, some people in the city say.  (via Reuters)

Prato, Italy

A Chinese immigrant makes a phone call as police officers conduct a check at the Shen Wu textile factory. Prato, the historical capital of Italy’s textile business, has attracted the largest concentration of Chinese-run industry in Europe within less than 20 years. Yet Prato is also a thriving hub of illegality committed by both Italians and Chinese, a byproduct of globalization gone wrong, some people in the city say.  (via Reuters)

February 15, 2012

Italy: Costa Concordia families mourn loved ones one month on - video

The relatives of people still missing one month after the Costa Concordia disaster mourn their loved ones on Monday on a small boat 45 metres from the wreck of the ship, and in a local church. Ship captain Francesco Schettino remains under house arrest accused of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning ship prior to evacuation (via guardian.co.uk)

January 31, 2012
Giglio, Italy
The wreck of the cruise liner Costa Concordia lies outside the harbour at dusk (via guardian.co.uk)

Giglio, Italy

The wreck of the cruise liner Costa Concordia lies outside the harbour at dusk (via guardian.co.uk)

January 25, 2012
Giglio, Italy
A salvage worker points to a plan of the Costa Concordia as preparations are made for diesel recovery from the stricken cruise ship (via guardian.co.uk)

Giglio, Italy

A salvage worker points to a plan of the Costa Concordia as preparations are made for diesel recovery from the stricken cruise ship (via guardian.co.uk)

January 25, 2012
Giglio, Italy
Chairs are seen on a boat after being recovered from the Costa Concordia cruise ship, that ran aground off the coast of Tuscany (via Reuters.com)

Giglio, Italy

Chairs are seen on a boat after being recovered from the Costa Concordia cruise ship, that ran aground off the coast of Tuscany (via Reuters.com)

January 22, 2012
Italy: Costa Concordia relatives visit Giglio – in pictures
Friends and relatives of missing passengers aboard the cruise ship visit the island as the rescue operation continues (via guardian.co.uk)

Italy: Costa Concordia relatives visit Giglio – in pictures

Friends and relatives of missing passengers aboard the cruise ship visit the island as the rescue operation continues (via guardian.co.uk)

January 21, 2012
Giglio, Italy
Police scuba divers inspect around the Costa Concordia cruise ship which ran aground (via Telegraph)

Giglio, Italy

Police scuba divers inspect around the Costa Concordia cruise ship which ran aground (via Telegraph)

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