ROME — On a sweltering Monday afternoon, a beautiful day for a swim, Mario Messina noticed some holidaymakers teetering dangerously close to the turquoise waters and sounded five short blasts of his whistle. Messina said, with an elegant flip of the hand to a woman leaning over the ledge to test the water temperature. Despite his Ray-Bans, virtuosity with a whistle and sunny Sicilian disposition, Mr.
People stand in front of the Trevi Fountain in downtown Rome early on August 7, Or sit or climb on them. Best not to eat or drink on them either.
THIS is the moment a nude man jumps into the Trevi Fountain in Rome in front of scores of stunned tourists and starts swimming. Footage recorded by one onlooker shows the man brazenly swimming down the whole length of the popular attraction in the Italian capital. People can be heard chuckling as the exhibitionist slowly paddles past, clearly enjoying his moment in the spotlight.
Temperatures in Europe are soaring dramatically this week as forecasters predict highs of up to 45 degrees Celsius, or Fahrenheit, this week. France, Germany, Spain, Switzerland, Portugal, and Poland are gearing up for a massive heat wave from Wednesday, and it's not clear when it will end. Read more: 'Hell is coming': Western Europe braces for its hottest weather since a heat wave killed 15, people in France. A lemur, with a baby on its back, sucks on a fruit icicle in Rome's Bioparco zoo on June 25,
Adult female swam out to fountain in middle of lake and was assisted by Lauderhill divers back to shore. No injuries, NW 44 St. Toggle navigation.
In the early days, when I was a young mother living nearby, it was a godsend. I was engulfed in domesticity with two small children and struggling to write. The pond saved my sanity.
The two men decided to hop into the fountain to pose for photos in their underwear beneath the Altar of the Motherland, which also holds the tomb of the unknown soldier. There, at a monument celebrating the unification and liberation of Italy, and commemorating its more thandead in World War Ione decided to drop his underwear. The cellphone footage, shared widely on social media, enraged Italian officials, who called it an insult.
A woman in South Florida kicked off the holiday just that way: with a naked swim to a fountain in a lake in Lauderhill. Divers assisted her in getting back to shore. Officials said the woman was not injured, but was potentially under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to NBC 6 South Florida. Ya think?
Nicholas Orme surveys an ambitious visual guide designed to tempt Tudor gents into the water It took an eccentric person to write the earliest book on how to swim. That was because he wrote it inwhen there were no swimming pools and nobody went to the seaside for holidays; when you could only swim in a river and then only in the summer, provided you did not mind slimy water weed, dead branches, swans and fish-traps.