Via Appia

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© Deborah Downes
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Photo Info
UploadedNovember 22, 2009
TakenJune 14, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
Exposure1/125 sec at f/5.6
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length80 mm
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Climbing the many stairs of Via Appia took us back to Piazza Novembre, the heart of Perugia, the capital city of the Italian region of Umbria. The arches of the aqueduct that carried water from Monte Pacciano to Piazza Novembre were originally built in the later half of the 13th century and were restored in 1516 by Vincenzo Danti. The remains of an Etruscan arch stands near the end of Via Appia.

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  • Jack Sills

    Jack Sills (Deleted) gave props (22 Nov 2009):


  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (22 Nov 2009):

    What wonderful angles and levels and color in this! Must be magnificent to see in person!

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (22 Nov 2009):

    Nice POV. What a pretty day. dp

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (22 Nov 2009):


  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett gave props (22 Nov 2009):

    Great capture, Deb. The light, the ambience, color, the oldness

  • Richard Knight

    Richard Knight (Deleted) gave props (22 Nov 2009):

    It's hard to take all this on board at one time. Wonderful.

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (23 Nov 2009):

    Fabulous shot, love the different levels..

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (23 Nov 2009):

    What a great POV to show us this amazing stairway and city!

  • Michael Ball

    Michael Ball gave props (23 Nov 2009):

    WOW!! Goregoeus Deb!! The pov is out of this world!

  • Maura Wolfson-Foster

    Maura Wolfson-Foster gave props (23 Nov 2009):

    What a gorgeous photo Deborah ~ !!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda (Deleted) gave props (24 Nov 2009):

    I would love to be walking there,,,my camera would be clicking away image Deborah

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (26 Nov 2009):

    I love this!! The composition is so awesome!!!

  • david ong

    david ong gave props (28 Nov 2009):

    so beautiful and interesting... wow!

  • Liliane Paingaud

    Liliane Paingaud gave props (29 Nov 2009):

    What a beautiful place Deb! So well framed, as always!!

  • Debrah Leonard

    Debrah Leonard (Deleted) gave props (29 Nov 2009):

    what a lovely place. I love the stairs... amazing pov

  • Rob Roy

    Rob Roy (Deleted) gave props (1 Dec 2009):

    Picture perfect... and ready for a travel guide! Colorful and so historic!!

  • Warren ~Mangione~

    Warren ~Mangione~ gave props (2 Dec 2009):

    Amazing perspective shot! I love the history and your photo. Nice work, Deb!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (3 Dec 2009):


  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (4 Dec 2009):

    Great capture!

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (11 Dec 2009):

    Just wonderful! Such a beautiful composition!!!

  • Alexis - Now on Flickr

    Alexis - Now on Flickr gave props (17 Dec 2009):

    Great perspective

  • Michel Vaque

    Michel Vaque gave props (18 Dec 2009):

    I love the superposition of levels !

  • Sandy Tyler

    Sandy Tyler (Deleted) gave props (27 Dec 2009):

    Just a stunning image, Very well done!!

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