Saturday, December 9

Arles November 2017 (not strictly in Arles but the same trip) - Pont du Gard


The magnificent Roman aqueduct, the  Pont du Gard...


...is breathtaking, especially on a beautiful day, like the day I visited.


It's over 160ft high, and when it fell into disuse as an aqueduct...


...it became a toll-bridge...


 ...rather puts Swinford toll-bridge to shame.


 Each arch was constructed independently to ensure flexibility to protect against subsidence...


...and they are beautiful, beautiful beautiful.

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