What have the Romans ever done for us...?

by David Swatton October. 07, 2019 254 views

This is part of the Roman aqueduct in Segovia, completed in about 112AD to move water from the mountains 20km away into the town. You have to marvel at the engineering.

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joy where are all the joy  inscriptions?! wink

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Björn Roose 1 month ago

Am I the first one getting the Monty Python reference ? smile

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David Swatton Replied to Björn Roose 1 month ago

Seems like it smile

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Jay Boggess 1 month ago

Wow! Marvelous engineering feat & photographic series, as well! Nice work,David!+1

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Benny Law 1 month ago

Amazing. Is that the rising moon in the background in #3?

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David Swatton Replied to Benny Law 1 month ago

It certainly is... I couldn’t resist the framing in the arch

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Varsha Arun 1 month ago

Having studied Roman architecture (the pioneers of building) as part of architecture course, I have been fascinated and longing to visit these marvels...Seeing these shots, I'm spellbound and cannot wait to behold them in person! Thanks for sharing, your photos have portrayed  the splendour so well +1

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Don Baird 1 month ago

Great shots. That's the largest aqueduct I've ever seen.

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Sherry Hill 1 month ago

just WOW..

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David Swatton Replied to Sherry Hill 1 month ago

It is hugely impressive when sen up close

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