The Paglia and Tiber rivers have spent eons washing away most of the volcanic layer of porous tufa that once covered the area around Orvieto. But they left a plug of it jutting some 315m above the plain, and its sheer walls are so defensible humans have been scurrying about atop it for thousands of years.
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dta (62368) 2013-03-11 6:02
Hello Tiffany ,
Sometimes , looking at scene like this , we say ourselves "Why the parking is not forbidden here ?" . But I can understand that the locals appreciate to put their car close to the village . Despite of that , this is a superb view on the picturesque stoned village . I like especially the perspective with the house and the tree in the FG .
PS : Ile d'Oleron is not a french caribean island , but on the west coast of France , between Borseaux and La Rochelle .
cargus (8018) 2013-03-11 7:35
Interesting image, good balance between light and color, image sharpness highlight the picture well done..!!
Nicou (115280) 2013-03-11 7:41
très belle image et compo superbe vue et captage avec ce long mur la maison carrée au départ ce maison dans la perspective superbe captage et photo merveilleux.
Bravo et amitié
siudzi (31777) 2013-03-11 8:47
You have found a nice lonely sight of this fantastic place! Its architecture looks so great with these stone buildings and walls.
Very well executed image with good light management and saturation result. TFS.
Miguel82 (19372) 2013-03-11 11:58
Excellent view of that ancient village with narrow street, your pov is nice
cornejo (27427) 2013-03-11 12:30
Hi Tiffany, excellent photography of this beautiful place. Very well captured in this beautiful image with good sharpness, color and light. Very good and interesting job perfectly done, congratulations my friend. Thanks for sharing this beautiful work.
Good morning and happy start to the week.
Warm greetings from southern Spain.
carlo62 (26856) 2013-03-11 15:08
classiche costruzioni fatte con il tufo, si vedono anche le rocce che cadono a strapiombo.
Orvieto è molto bella e particolare e merita sicuramente una visita approfondita.
omid266 (3025) 2013-03-11 20:25
Hi Tiffany ,
very nice ,
resat1972 (7134) 2013-03-13 2:06
Sade ve temiz bir çalışma
keskinlik ve renk değerleri çok iyi
- Copyright: Tiffany Liu (Oceania) (4488)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2012-10-14
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Nikon D-90
- Exposure: f/14.0, 1/160 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Travelogue: Equinox Mediterranean Cruise
- Date Submitted: 2013-03-11 5:41