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My entry for bridgefriday : The Ponte Sisto in Rome. This bridge was built in 1475 by Pope Sixtus IV - the circular 'eye' in the middle used to act as a warning, when water flowed through it Rome was in danger of flooding. Today this is a pedestrian-only bridge,
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Jul 31 2008 21:06 GMT jamby PRO
kind of a bit scary to cross at the other end..the trees really added the interest here!
Jul 31 2008 21:20 GMT galpay PRO
A beautiful entry!
Jul 31 2008 22:15 GMT rosyapple PRO
Great civil engineering - lovely entry. I like the tree overhanging the scene!
Jul 31 2008 22:41 GMT aquiles PRO
MAGNÍFICA ...MAGNIFICENT BRIDGE AND COMPOSITION !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Jul 31 2008 22:51 GMT Crowy
Hi Thor...looks like a great place.
Jul 31 2008 22:58 GMT dougrun PRO
Another great bridge scene, Thor! Exceptional!
Jul 31 2008 23:08 GMT megmet PRO
A beautiful bridge...excellent shot !
Jul 31 2008 23:18 GMT mariazinha32
wonderful entry !!!!!
wish you a great weekend :-))
Jul 31 2008 23:39 GMT abojovna PRO
Beautiful historical bridge, amazing entry, thank you for sharing!
Aug 01 2008 01:15 GMT jomoud PRO
Excellent entry.
Even though I am in a hotel in Minneapolis, I had to go online to see all entries for this week.:):)
Aug 01 2008 01:41 GMT LisaSam67
very neat about the hole
great entry
Aug 01 2008 01:49 GMT LizSA
so much class.... beautiful.....!!
Aug 01 2008 02:17 GMT alhoafun
a lovely image with great depth
Aug 01 2008 02:29 GMT Poulet PRO
Great old bridge!
Great shot and entry.

Have a beautiful weekend, Thor. :))
Aug 01 2008 02:36 GMT larrybenedict
Great photo Thor. Doesn't appear to be any threat of Rome being flooded at this time.
Aug 01 2008 04:57 GMT Midworlder PRO
Historic bridge, and great information as always
Aug 01 2008 10:51 GMT roncarlin PRO
Beautiful explanation of the history of the bridge. It is beautiful and a historical landmark.
Aug 01 2008 10:59 GMT lizzieb
Great entry. Beautiful bridge!
Aug 01 2008 12:46 GMT superJoan
Lovely bridge....some very nice ones in Rome....
Aug 01 2008 17:30 GMT joca
superb entry, love the enginius way of warning for floods!!!!!
Aug 01 2008 18:36 GMT Portasejanelas
great entry!
Aug 01 2008 18:37 GMT Carlimauda
Beautiful entry for this weeks theme!
Aug 01 2008 19:53 GMT Seraphael PRO
Great choice! Beautiful entry!!
Aug 01 2008 19:56 GMT mcdonegal1 PRO
Great bridge..Excellent shot and entry!
Aug 01 2008 20:33 GMT ForestSpirit
Lovely bridge - wish I was there!
Aug 01 2008 23:19 GMT Mariamel
I was there a few years ago...Thanks for sharing ...
Beautiful entry !
Aug 02 2008 10:52 GMT pepper84
Nice shot brings back memories
Aug 02 2008 19:52 GMT marijke06
wonderful bridge
Aug 03 2008 14:04 GMT Satto
Very beautiful and so great bridge.....I like it very much:-)
Aug 05 2008 00:08 GMT PatNolan
Excellent.

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