Tag Archives: Roman

Ancient Recycling in Zadar, Croatia

In times gone by, builders often recycled materials from previous structures in their own projects. Nowhere is this more obvious than in the Church of St Donat in Zadar, Croatia. St Donat (which coincidentally is circular, like a donut) was … Continue reading

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Subterranean Naples

Anyone who knows me knows I have a wanderlust. There are even books written about my travel adventures. My latest voyage took me to six countries in and around the Mediterranean, including two I’d never been to before. One of … Continue reading

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Pont du Gard, France

If you’ve dipped into my blog in the past, you may be aware that I have a bit of a thing for Roman architecture. I’m just fascinated by what the Romans were able to achieve. Especially considering that many of … Continue reading

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Pula’s Roman Arena

Maybe it’s because I wrote a blog about the Croatian town of Pula this time last week, that my mind went straight back there when I saw this week’s Photo Challenge themes. The Pula Arena is the sixth largest Roman … Continue reading

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