Roman Arch

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  1. Roger

    Roger TPF Noob!

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    I liked the way this old arch was been incorporated into the more modern buidling...a small piece of ancient history left standing.
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  2. Alex_B

    Alex_B No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    is this Italy .. or is this Prague ( as I think )?
     
  3. Roger

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    I should've said should'nt I, it's Trieste Alex....the old part of town where James Joyce used to hang out.
     
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    Oooo, lovely shot, Roger! It's great how they incorporate it rather than tear it down in the name of 'progress'.
     
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    SUPER SICKK!!
     
  6. Roger

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    thanks very much....the Roman ruins have a high degree of importance in Italy, sometimes I think it's the only thing that unites the country.

    hey thanks a lot :D.
     
  7. Chris of Arabia

    Chris of Arabia Herding cats since 1988... Supporting Member

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    Not been to Italy often enough, but it always amazes me how much of the country is resting on foundations laid down 2,000 or more years ago. It's not always quite as profoundly obvious as the one above though.
     
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    thanks Chris glad you like it and yes it is an unusual expression of Italian heritage.
     

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