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Name: Peggy
Gender: Female
Hometown: Manhattan Beach, CA
Home country: USA
Current location: Right here!
Member since: Thu Feb 3, 2005, 01:41 PM
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The Coliseum today........and something else!

We went on a very interesting walk around and in the Coliseum today...

Thought you might enjoy the following pictures!

From the outside:



The ancient seats were made of travertine:



A view down into what was the understory; wild animals were stored here prior to being brought up for the fights.



The Arch of Constantine:




And yours truly pretending along with some modern-day Roman soldiers!






Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Fri Jun 28, 2013, 05:41 AM (28 replies)

The Pantheon in Rome...

We did a little self-tour today...

Thought you might enjoy these pictures!

The Pantheon has the largest unreinforced concrete dome anywhere...








Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Wed Jun 26, 2013, 08:39 AM (56 replies)

Hotel Sofitel at Heathrow...

Just passing through...







Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Jun 24, 2013, 04:53 AM (18 replies)

Found on Facebook; Posted without comment...

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Mon Jun 10, 2013, 09:12 PM (10 replies)

Jacaranda in Spring...

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Sun Jun 9, 2013, 06:52 PM (29 replies)

A beautiful bit of classical music...

Nathan Milstein plays Massenet Meditation:



Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Fri Jun 7, 2013, 09:00 PM (28 replies)

America........the Beautiful, by Taylor Jones in today's LA Times.

Posted by CaliforniaPeggy | Tue Jun 4, 2013, 12:57 PM (6 replies)
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