humor, photography

Columns Still Vertical

The roof they supported is long gone, but many of this Greek temple’s columns have not noticed.  The temple is even more ancient than the slides I scanned to make this post.
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The images were scanned in 2018 from slides taken at Paestum in 1977, with pushed Ektachrome film in a Canon SLR with a 50 mm lens.  The slides were in remarkably good condition when Indiana Jones unearthed them.

The temple is even more ancient than the slides.

haiku, history, photography

Paestum Haiku

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Big ~ Pic and a Word Challenge #143

Big-4-Paestum

Paestum #1
|Big limestone columns
|sang silent hymns to honor
|sleazy pagan gods.

Paestum #2
|Old Greek thoughts and deeds
|built bigger things than temples.
|Like democracy.