The trip to the beach takes approx 30 min by train, the train leaves approx. every 20 minutes. It is a comfortable ride. The perfect getaway to escape the crowds. At the Lido you will meet another typical way of Italien life, at the beach.
Our trip was off season, on a Friday afternoon. Here you can see what to expect at the Lido during off season.
Happiness is ... a beach. Quite clever design: the gate is formed by waves and the dolphins enjoy the gate. The beach is always fun!
The boulevard in Lido di Ostia.
I want this buidling.
In Vienna. :-)
In Vienna. :-)
Somehow elegant family life on a Friday afternoon at the beach. Lido di Ostia in March.
Spring colours on the beach. Not the nicest view, but a very typical sight.
I knew nothing about the murder of Pier Paolo Pasolini at the beach, back in 1975. Our visit was quite naive.
Friday afternoon, Lido di OstienseIn Italy you don't sit down in a Café and talk for hours. You meet on the piazza. And talk for hours.
Sit and wait, sit and not wait. Just sit.
I spotted some young talents.
I was relieved to see, that the tradition of talk in the street was passed to the next generation.
When you are on your own, heavy leaning is your pose. Don't even think about not leaning.
Thank you Lido di Ostia! With this building you prove my shallow theory of (bad) red/yellow/green design. So this special combination of colours IS part of the Italian design heritage.
A bench in front of the building invits people to admire the variations, the facade has to offer,
The sun already sets, but we arrived too early.
more than architecture
This scenery reminds me of an Italo-Western town. Where is the saloon? Right behind the buildings to the left you find the beach.
one block away from the beach
Friday afternoon, the kids are on their way to the trainstation Lido di Ostia, destination: Roma Termini
|Two hands, two oracles, but where is the true Verità?|
.... and we will take a close look at the Vatican:
It is already late, sweet dreams!