Posted by kiwisa (North Shore, New Zealand) on 3 March 2010 in Architecture and Portfolio.
A UNESCO World heritage site, the Pont du Gard is an aqueduct believed to have originally been built by Augustus' son-in-law and aide, Marcus Vipsanius Agrippa, around the year 19 BC .
Canon EOS 450D 1/160 second F/8.0 ISO 200 18 mm
pont | du | gard | france
3 Mar 2010 6:07am
a very huge structure.. I am glad it is a world heritage site.. hopefully it is maintained and preserved for a very long time to come..
3 Mar 2010 8:41am
@Sarito: I'm also glad, there is so much history attached to this structure.
What a beautiful bridge ! Very good framing too Kiwia, I like it :)
3 Mar 2010 8:56am
@Tamara: Thanks Tamara
I'd love to see this in real life; it's awesome! Captured perfectly..the repeats of the arches works really well for a photo!
3 Mar 2010 9:43am
@MrsAmber: Thanks Kate, This was one place I really really wanted to visit and it was awesome to see. A few more photos to follow
awesome cpature how lucky you were to see it in real life
3 Mar 2010 10:14am
@jamesy: Thanks - very lucky to be there, it was one of the highlights of our trip.
merci pour cette visite de la france
3 Mar 2010 10:20am
@jeanclaude: As you will have noticed, I loved my visit to France and glad you are enjoying it rhough my eyes.
Beautiful image and very intersting structure.
3 Mar 2010 2:52pm
@Vitor Martins: Thanks:) It is a magnificent structure
You have some wonderful photos from what must have been a memorable trip, and this one is no exception!
3 Mar 2010 4:16pm
@dobbino: Thanks:) It was an amazing trip as you will notice from the "maybe too many" photos I have taken. Haven't finished with France yet and then there is Italy...:)
qu'il est beau vu sous cet angle
3 Mar 2010 6:22pm
Fabulous shot of that famous monument!
3 Mar 2010 6:24pm
Un joli point de vue de ce pont célèbre!
4 Mar 2010 7:55am
Wonderful shot of the aqueduct, have seen a few of these over the years with my travels, but alasI wasnt into photography then
5 Mar 2010 1:59am
@JJ: Thanks:) If only I could revisit places from the 'before photography' phase it would be great
Good shot....i like the bridge acting as divide between the sky and the land...
5 Mar 2010 9:27am
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