I had no idea how big it is. It’s the largest amphitheater in the world and was built in just 8 years, 71AD to 80AD. A remarkable place
We have returned from Rome with many photos to share. This is a typical street in Ostia Antica, the Roman port city at the mouth (ostium) of the Tiber River, which was founded around 620 B.C. It was home to 60,000 people at one time and was abandoned with the fall of the Roman Empire.
There is a remote area inland from the Central Coast that becomes yellow after it rains.
I spent a few days in the Sedona area earlier this week and found time to photograph my favorite rock.
The Central Coast of California has been short of rain the last couple of years but we’ve had some recently and this is how things look.
A solitary piece of driftwood on the shoreline of Puget Sound near Fay Bainbridge Park.
Water running over the rock walls in Canyon de Chelly create this effect.