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The ruins of Augusta Raurica – 2

This would have been your view if you stood, as an actor, upon the stage at the amphitheatre at Augusta Raurica….would you have had the audience eating out of the palm of your hand?

Baker man

One of the very few memorable days I’ve spent in my life….This and the the few forthcoming posts are from a rebuilt bakery in the ruins of Augusta Raurica, right next to what were the temple walls. The oven is exactly where it was a couple of millennia ago, rebuilt with concrete for safety purposes, … Continue reading

Reconstructed Roman Villa – Augusta Raurica (#5)

The living room. I particularly liked the baby-crib. The exact design has been found in Pompeii. 🙂

Reconstructed Roman Villa – Augusta Raurica (#3)

The frigidarium, or the cold bath. I particularly liked the roof with the underwater effect.

Roman tombstone

Facsimile of a Roman tombstone for a Celtic warrior. Augusta Raurica, on whom the present day town of Kairseraugst stands was a Roman city up to the 4th century AD. It was one of the biggest Roman settlement this far up North and has the remains of the biggest amphitheater North of the Alps. I’ll … Continue reading

Living ruins..

  An old temple, I don’t even know if it is still in use, but it seemed so. Three pavilions, like bronze, silver and gold….

Five photos, five stories – Part 4: To be taken with a grain

This is in response to Kritika’s Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge. Thank you, for giving me this challenge, you know how crazy silly I am for such things. 😀 The challenge is – “Post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be fiction or non-fiction, a poem … Continue reading