One of the good things about visiting Pompeii in the dead of winter is that you can get shots like this: no people, no energy, movement, color; only the silent stillness remains. I imagine it was like this when it was first uncovered before the hordes of tourists descended. I was a researcher here for a bit last year, so I got lots of photo opportunities at this astonishing site.
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Gerrit (52099) 2014-09-03 22:12
Beautiful. The emptiness is impressive,The atmosphere and colors cold but beautiful.
I like the way you included the light of the eRly morning and the only living thing, a tree.
jean113 (5369) 2014-09-04 11:44
Hello Terez, you were so lucky to be there when there were so few people about, allowing you to take a shot like this.
We were there in May, very busy!
Excellent point of view making the most of the cobbled road and showing us the pavements.