El Bob goes to Italy

El Bob traveled with me to Italy the week before Memorial Day weekend for an engagement assignment I booked. We landed in Milan, and made our way to Pisa, Venice, Florence and Rome. His favorite part was playing with the pigeons in San Marco Square in Venice.


Can you guess what this is? (Hint: It’s moving very fast)

Taking the Trenitalia train to Pisa

El Bob likes to stay informed.

They come in all shapes and sizes.

El Bob can be elusive.

El Bob on Ponte Solferino, Pisa, looking at the Santa Maria della Spina to the right.

This car looks just right for El Bob.

El Bob is such a tourist. Can’t you be more creative?

Should El Bob climb up the Leaning Tower of Pisa?

El Bob admiring Duomo di Pisa.

El Bob can see all of Pisa here.

El Bob makes friends everywhere he goes. He is in a calm submissive state.

A very calm and submissive state.

El Bob waiting for another train. Safety is number one for El Bob.

El Bob loves the Eurostar trains.

El Bob loves speed.

El Bob welcomes you to Venice.

Home of the most aggressive pigeons ever.

El Bob is also a hopeless romantic.

El Bob wonders why the water smell so bad.

El Bob finds graffiti in Venice.

El Bob looks over the Grand Canal.

El Bob hitches a ride on a gondola.

El Bob sighs.

Taxi ride to the Murano Glass showroom in Venice.

El Bob at Hotel Danieli.

El Bob looking thoughtful.

El Bob at Saint Marcus Square.

Side view of El Bob.

El Bob always shares his food with friends.

El Bob admiring Bisilica di San Marco

El Bob by the parked gondolas.

El Bob likes looking into your eyes.

El Bob at Florence.

El Bob window shopping at night.

El Bob looks over Florence at the Piazzale Michelangiolo.

A closeup of Santa Maria del Fiore.

El Bob sizes up the Colosseum in Rome, his final destination.

13 Comments El Bob goes to Italy

  1. Tiffany May 26, 2009 at 3:33 pm

    I love that you watch Dog Whisperer…or maybe not?

    I wanna go on trips with El Bob! He looks like he had a lot of fun 🙁

    The dachshund holding onto El Bob’s nose was scary.

  2. Marcia May 26, 2009 at 3:42 pm

    El Bob is some traveler. Has he thought about a career as a travel agent?

  3. ziggy May 26, 2009 at 6:38 pm

    OMG!! El Bob has such a cool daddy that takes him to such cool travels!! loveeeeee this collection of photos and the story captions with it!! wish i was there with you both!! 🙂

  4. Jin May 26, 2009 at 9:17 pm

    I’m starting to like the El Bob series’ just as much as the shots of your models. =)

    I have a little Domo-kun figure I picked up in Taiwan that I’ve done something similar with on my travels, but seeing you do it makes me wanna get back out there and get even more creative.

  5. kat May 27, 2009 at 2:11 pm

    Oh no! The dog is eating El Bob! haha

  6. Colleen May 27, 2009 at 8:14 pm

    looks like you and bob had fun 🙂 cute photos!

  7. Tom B May 27, 2009 at 9:53 pm

    Shouldnt you call him El Roberto – or is that too formal?

  8. Tanya D May 28, 2009 at 8:57 am

    i know this is going to sound crazy, but I love this project so much i want to kick your ass!
    when i saw El Bob in the dachshunds mouth i almost shit!

  9. Serene May 29, 2009 at 8:46 pm

    El Bob is just plain cool… can’t wait to see where he ends up next!

  10. Serene June 1, 2009 at 11:16 pm

    By the way…. Shot #1 it’s been bugging me… but I’m going to guess your on the train, in a cramp little space shooting down through a “hole”? 😉

  11. venus June 7, 2009 at 10:16 am

    el bob is cultured! <3

  12. Nik June 10, 2009 at 10:09 pm

    AMAZING!!!!

    I’m a big fan of your work!!

  13. Stacey Ma January 5, 2010 at 2:34 am

    You are a truly amazing photographer/artist!
    WOW.

    So talented. I was never bored looking through your pics. extremely intrigued by your el bob pics. AMAZING.

    Keep up the amazing work!

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