Posts Tagged: Pont du Gard

An aqueduct, and then some – Past Squares 13

More Roman stuff….Many years ago, well probably about 50, my father told me about this amazing bridge with no railings high above a valley. And being the adventurous child that I was, I wanted to go. Fast forward to 1982,

An aqueduct, and then some – Past Squares 13

More Roman stuff….Many years ago, well probably about 50, my father told me about this amazing bridge with no railings high above a valley. And being the adventurous child that I was, I wanted to go. Fast forward to 1982,

Bridge

An old one for this….probably my favourite bridge, strictly speaking an aqueduct – the Pont du Gard near Remoulins in Provence, a truly majestic site. This image, taken in the evening light, was scanned from a transparency taken in 1989

Bridge

An old one for this….probably my favourite bridge, strictly speaking an aqueduct – the Pont du Gard near Remoulins in Provence, a truly majestic site. This image, taken in the evening light, was scanned from a transparency taken in 1989

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

I remember it as if it were yesterday / 13

The Pont du Gard, near Remoulins in Provence- I first saw it in spring, 1982, when I visited my parents when they were holidaying  in France.  Many years before, my father had told me about a bridge with no railings

Weekly Travel Theme: Ancient

Ailsa has chosen ‘Ancient’ as the travel theme for this week. I am travelling in time here as well – all these images are from the 1980s. I have chosen Greek and Roman ruins to illustrate this. Firstly, the Asklepion of

Weekly Travel Theme: Ancient

Ailsa has chosen ‘Ancient’ as the travel theme for this week. I am travelling in time here as well – all these images are from the 1980s. I have chosen Greek and Roman ruins to illustrate this. Firstly, the Asklepion of