The autumn sun illuminated the rocky landscape as two kayakers plied the waters of the Gard River in Southern France. Crimson and yellow trees danced on the gentle breeze, alongside a tree bearing one over-ripe pomegranate. The pair of kayakers continued their journey down the calm river and eventually glided underneath an arch of France’sContinue reading “France’s Breathtaking Pont du Gard”
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Blown Away by Orange, France: An Afternoon Admiring the Roman Theater and Triumphal Arch
The Provençal city of Orange, France plays host to formidable Ancient Roman architecture — and the mighty mistral.
Exploring Malta’s Roman Roots at the Domus Romana Museum
From magnificent mosaics to marble statues, the Domus Romana Museum offers a wonderful peek at the island’s ancient Roman heritage.
Exploring the Ancient Roman Ruins of Salona: A Day Trip from Split, Croatia
The ancient Roman city of Salona is located near Split, Croatia, in the city of Solin. Today, this landscape is dotted with abstract ruins, leaving much to the imagination. However, about 1,700 years ago, Salona was home to more than 40,000 people, making it one of the largest cities in the Roman Empire. As weContinue reading “Exploring the Ancient Roman Ruins of Salona: A Day Trip from Split, Croatia”