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Roman Forum Columns

Black & White Sunday: After and Before

Roman Nude

Nude statue along the avenue in Italica, a Roman settlement in Andalusia.

Join Paula’s Black & White Sunday: After and Before

Italica, the ruins of a Roman City in Spain

Founded in the 2nd century BC by Scipio, Italica was the first Roman settlement in Spain. It’s amphitheater, which seated 25,000, has served as a quarry for later structures, with little of its original marble surface still in place. Many of the pillars in the mosque in Cordoba came from Italica.

Color Your World 2017: Jungle Green

Not Quite Jungle Green in the Jungle

Temple Ruins, Ta Phrom, Ankgor, Siem Reap Region, Cambodia

Temple Ruins, Ta Phrom, Angkor, Siem Reap Region, Cambodia

Ruins of temple at Ta Phrom, Angkor, Siem Reap Region, Cambodia.

Jennifer’s 2017 Color Your World Challenge: Jungle Green

CCFC: Things That Are Rough

Built into the Bedrock

Falken Castle, Koingstein, Germany

Falken Castle, Koingstein, Germany

Sections of the stone battlements of the mid-14th century Falkenstein Castle (Burg Falkenstein) are built into the bedrock.  The ruins are found in Königstein im Taunus, Hesse, Germany.

CCFC: Things that are rough

Wall

Ruins of Brick Wall and Buddha at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Ruins of standing Buddha on the back wall of a temple at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

Ruins of standing Buddha on the back wall of a temple at Polonnaruwa, Sri Lanka

 

WPC: Wall

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