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Faded grandeur

The Roman amphitheatre at Solin, Croatia

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  • vintage
  • Australia
  • 8 Jun 2012, 03:19
Passed greatness
  • Ginnie
  • Netherlands
  • 8 Jun 2012, 06:39
You're really whetting my appetite for Croatia, John. I see commercials on CNN Int'l all the time. Hmmm.
  • Chris
  • England
  • 8 Jun 2012, 07:54
Isn't it just! But how nice that at least some of it survives
Looks a wonderful place to visit John, is it as devoid of crowds as suggested by your photo?
John Prior: Yes it really was, just an open site next to a main road, only parking a roadside lay-by designed more for the road, not in the least bit commercialised or regulated. The grass has been cut though.
  • Chad Doveton
  • Where latitude and longitude meet.
  • 8 Jun 2012, 09:47
Quite scary to wonder if our 'civilisation' will one day be in a similar state John.
It's hard to imagine all the proud & powerful people of the age at this site, when you see the ruins; which adds to the enchantment of your shot!
It looks to have been a large arena.
This would grace any calender John. Lovely composition
Lovely expansive scene, full of vibrance and texture.
Lovely scene.

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