During the period between the end of the Spring Semester and the beginning of the First Summer Term, Dr Janann Sherman, Chair of the Department of History, visited Austria, Italy, and Switzerland. Out of the hundreds of photographs she took, here are a few to give some of the flavor of her visit.
A street in the center of Innsbruck, Austria A scene among the Dolomite mountains in northern Italy A view from a Swiss highway Chateau Chillion is a beautifully preserved 13th-century castle on the shores of Lake Geneva The interior of a path between the monastery and the church in Balzano, Italy The Doges Palace in St. Mark's Square, Venice Speedboats on the Grand Canal, Venice Church of Santa Maria del Salute from the tower in St. Mark's Square A lovely scene as the sun goes down and the lights come on along the Grand Canal My favorite shot of one of the lesser canals
Gondolas on the Grand Canal
The town of Lautenbrunner with its famous waterfall at the foot of the Swiss Alps
A village, taken from the train on the way to the Top of Europe, the Jungfraujoch
A view of the setting for the small town of Sion, Switzerland
Swiss love their cows, whether the real ones or these whimsical painted ones.