Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life

You will have to use your imagination to create a street life scene while exploring the ruins of the Roman port of Ostia, which was abandoned after the fall of Rome.

Street scene at Ostia Antica

Ciao!  ~ Kat

This post was in response to the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge.  ”Street Life” was this week’s theme.  Everyone is welcome to join in the Challenge; further details on how to participate and links to others’ responses are found here.

23 responses to “Weekly Photo Challenge: Street Life”

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  2. When I got to places like this, I can’t help but pause and envision what it must have been like to be here in its heyday. This photo does that for me, too. 🙂


  3. I love the idea of imagining the streets full of life! I always try to “see” what went on in old ruins/buildings/streets. Very nice picture!


  4. I love how you didn’t use the ordinary extremely busy street. I like your interpretation of it 🙂


    • Ostia Antica was such a quiet alternative to what we had heard about Pompeii — you really had the opportunity to sit and try and imagine what life was like surrounded by the peaceful ruins. Thank you!


  5. It’s fantastic, isn’t it? We close our eyes and see life swirling around us, as if we’re in the thick of it … won’t be long before they’ll be peopling ancient cities with moving 3D images, don’t you think?


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