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The Colosseum

By ColleenA
Good afternoon....
Thank you for your continued support and to Nezih (Nonur), Patty (Pentaxpatty) and Andrew (Chiliman) for their UA's....much appreciated.
We visited the Colosseum today besides other attractions. How magnificent it must have been in its day. 76 numbered entrances and 4 VIP entrances all leading into this huge elliptical amphitheatre commissioned by the greatest Flavian emperor Vespasian. Processed lead pic in Sepia to age it...
I have included a few images around the Colosseum as well as some of our beautiful hotel. We have a magnificent view from the small patio leading off our room overlooking a church and the roof tops of Rome (V12) . Lovely to sit outside on their rooftop patio at sunset drinking margaritas V 13 and 14
P.S My day just got ruined...hotel bar has just run out of tequila.. Horrors....

Tags: Architecture The Colosseum Rome

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It is a wonderful place and a great capture



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gary_d Plus
8 576 13 Wales
6 Jul 2014 4:42PM
A great set, V4 gives a great feel of scale. - gary
6 Jul 2014 4:43PM
A super set

Den
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
6 Jul 2014 4:46PM
A wonderful set, Colleen, and it looks as though you are lucky enough to be staying in a very beautiful hotel, too Smile Carol
ade123 Plus
3 262 1 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 4:52PM
A stunning set of images Colleen

Ade
mistere Plus
3 1 3 England
6 Jul 2014 4:54PM
Wonderful set Colleen, I like the processing, giving it an even more ancient look. I always struggled with the light here,
when the sun is so strong it can be difficult but you have captured some excellent images. Nice work.
Beautifull little chalet you are staying in as well Wink (Now i do have serious withdrawal symptoms) SmileSmile

Hope your hand is not hurting too much.
Dave.
Super set Colleen, lots of detail in some of these,
Fred.
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 5:03PM
Buona Sera Collen!
Outstanding Roma shots... Couldn't choose one... They are all good! Grin
It's a city with so much on offer for the camera! WOW! ENJOY!
Hope you get to visit Villa Borghese Park! There is a great vew point of the city from there!
IB
jaktis 12 84 Sweden
6 Jul 2014 5:09PM
Lots of great captures

Peter
6 Jul 2014 5:13PM
I love Rome
Have friends living there
It's the food wine and friendship that I enjoy so much
And the men are pretty sexy....
Your images are wonderful
ChiliMan Plus
10 135 17 Singapore
6 Jul 2014 5:17PM
WOWWW. I had no idea the colosseum was THAT big until I saw V4 with all those tiny ant people!! Unreal.

Your hotel is something else too, Colleen. What an amazing interior. Thanks for sharing that with us Smile

Just love that patio too, with those flowers and that view. Bet they looked even better through the filters in V14 WinkGrin

What a great set once again...

Andrew
Mollycat Plus
3 11 2 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 5:22PM
Wonderful tour of this iconic landmark Colleen. Like your processing.
Peter GrinGrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
5 20 3 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 6:28PM
A lovely interesting set; enjoy Colleen!
Ju
Nikonuser1 Plus
4 56 13 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 6:40PM
A very interesting set of images ColleenSmile

Cliff
6 Jul 2014 7:24PM
send the bar persons to the Colosseum and have them dealt with Colleen what a disgrace..... some lovely captures here as you journey home commences fine work on all

Graham
ali63 Plus
4 741 1 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 7:30PM
Beautiful images Colleen,

Ali
Richsr Plus
9 90 223 England
6 Jul 2014 7:37PM
A good set of images recording the Colosseum and shame the hotel has run out of tequila.
Regards
Richard
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 7:39PM
You must be having a whale of a time ColleenWink


Adrian
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
6 Jul 2014 7:52PM
Amazing series of images Colleen. You seem to be having a great time.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
Ron
Yes , amazing it is ! --- An excellent set , Colleen ! SmileSmileSmile- V1-7 are my favorites , because i was once there (Colosseum) with my parents and my brother , but that was decades ago !--- Jukka.
Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2014 8:33PM
That is an impressive set and has to be the last 3 photos
for me
Lillian
6 Jul 2014 9:02PM
Every view is superb Colleen, love the sepia effect, what a place this is. A lovely hotel you are staying and that drink looks good.If only Wink
I am thrilled to have a tour of Rome , not been for such a long time. thank you for sharing with us.

Patty GrinGrin
Brilliant set Colleen. What a lovely hotel. Cathy
Great set of images, Colleen.

Fred
lesliea 6 2 Australia
6 Jul 2014 11:06PM
Very nice sets of images, if only the walls could talk and when in Rome do as the Romans do. Looks like your having a great time.
Allen, Smile
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
6 Jul 2014 11:09PM
I have seen many an image of this ancient monument but never in quite the detail you have shown: what a complex structure it was/is, and a tribute to the skills of the Roman builders of the day. My favourites are V 3, 4 and 5.
R.
jdinne 13 16 England
6 Jul 2014 11:39PM
Well a great set Colleen, V13 could see me sat there with one of those from V14 Grin

John
Irishkate Plus
5 38 98 United Kingdom
7 Jul 2014 12:29AM
All the splendour of Rome - amazing architecture and history.
The hotel looks sumptuous. Have been to the Colosseum for a tour once
but wasn't into photography then - the missed opportunities.
Wonderful set of images Colleen.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
7 Jul 2014 5:55AM
A wonderful set Colleen.
What a hotel!
Run out of tequila BlushGrin

Kathryn
PhilT2 Plus
6 364 25 England
7 Jul 2014 9:05AM
A long time since I was in Rome..........nice shots Colleen. A reminder to go back one day...........
TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
7 Jul 2014 2:07PM
A place you just have to visit when in Rome Smile A fine set of images, Colleen...looks a lovely hotel Wink
Trev Smile
BIGRY1 Plus
4 3 7 United Kingdom
8 Jul 2014 5:57PM
I have loved looking through these. Each one is a great image but the time you have taken to process these also deserves credit. Each pic has wonderful detail and colourGrin
Ryan
Like the the crop here. Beautiful image.

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