Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Tourism

….thanks to Snow from The Snow Melts Somewhere for this week’s Friendly Friday Photo Challenge

I know that tourism is good for the economy and that many communities around the world rely heavily on tourism. When possible we try to travel in the off season to avoid large crowds. There are times, however, when that is not possible. One time was the summer our son got married in Italy.

I loved Italy but we did avoid some areas because of the heavy foot traffic from tourists. Most of the places we visited were very popular and the crowds were unavoidable. Two of those places were Venice and Rome. Despite the large number of tourists, we thoroughly enjoyed both cities.



4 thoughts on “Friendly Friday Photo Challenge – Tourism

  1. Thanks for your entry and thoughts! I’m happy I visited both Rome and Venice before their tourism exploded. Back in 2003-2005 they were just like ’normal’ cities. Of course there were queues and tourists but there was also some empty space to just admire your surroundings and hear Italian spoken by the locals.

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