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History source of reason and advise 2

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alexander stefanatos

Pro Member, thessaloniki

History source of reason and advise 2

Via dell'abbondanza, the main ancient street in Pompei lesding directly to the Forum. Both sides of the street were covered with shops.

Perfectly preserved, Via Dell'abbondanza extends gloriously in front of the eyes of this lonely visitor reminiscent of an era flooding with noisy crowds sniffing in the many shops in each side and enjoying the luxury and the plentiful allowances of a thriving city till the lethal moment of August 24th 79 AD that Vesuvius errupting discharged its boiling lava burrying everything underneath.

Presently, in the photo, Vesuvio can be seen rising silent and benevolent at the far distance contributing amply to the turistic profit of the ancient site as if trying to compensate for the disastrous outcome of its past eruption....

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Camera NIKON D700
Lens 24.0-70.0 mm f/2.8
Aperture 7.1
Exposure time 1/1600
Focus length 24.0 mm
ISO 250

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