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Images of Vesuvius
One thing that is very noticeable in the palace is that there are a lot of paintings that have a smoking or smouldering Vesuvius in the background. Obviously, the mountain was always on peoples' minds around here! [enlarge]
Room in Queen's Apartment
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Interesting Birdcage/clock
An interesting combination birdcage and clock in the Cabinet of the Stuccos, rooms of the flat of Queen Mary Caroline. [enlarge]
Palatine Library
The library of Queen Maria Carolina. [enlarge]
Palatine Library
The library of Queen Maria Carolina. [enlarge]
Christmas Diorama, Elliptical Room
This room hosts the Nativity scene, an intricate diaorama of christmas-related scenes. [enlarge]
Alysha and Vicky, Caserta Palace Gardens
Looking away from the palace towards the hills. [enlarge]
Andrew and Jenn, Caserta Palace Gardens.
Taken against the palace gardens, Caserta. [enlarge]
Rear Facade
A good view of the rear facade of the palace of Caserta. [enlarge]
Closeup, Facade
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Jenn and Andrew, Caserta
Taken against the palace gardens, Caserta. [enlarge]
Alysha and Vicky, Caserta
Taken against the palace gardens, Caserta. [enlarge]
Long pool in gardens
Looking away from the palace up into the hills. The water extends for kilometres, ending in an artificial falls cascading down from the hill above. [enlarge]
Fountain of the Dolphins
This fountain is known as the Fountain of the Dolphins (or the Cascade of the Dolphins), in the garden of the palace of Caserta. [enlarge]
Ornamental fountains in garden
Ornamental fountains in the garden of the palace of Caserta. [enlarge]
Hiking through the gardens
Jenn, Alysha, Vicky and I walk for kilometres through the gardens of the palace of Caserta. [enlarge]
Garden fish
Many large fish in the pools in the garden of the palace of Caserta. They have been stocked with fish for hundreds of years. [enlarge]
Fountain of Ceres
Relaxing next to a spouting fountain in the Gardens of Caserta. [enlarge]
Reaching the large cascade
Jenn, Alysha and Vicky reach the large cascade and the pool of Diana and Actaeon. [enlarge]
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