Monday, December 19, 2005

Rome was not built in a day


Architecture. The full force of the word hits you when you set your eyes on the magnificent piazzas in Rome. Standing testimony of the sheer power of man's creation.

The half broken moon towering over the half broken Colosseum in complete symmetry.

The silent Pantheon speaking volumes of historical magnificence.

The fountain Trevi gurgling with the wishes of people who pay a penny for their thoughts.

The powerful Piazza Venezia, encouraging a Renaissance of thoughts.

I could almost imagine the place some hundreds of years back. The buildings basking in the resplendence of the haughty emperors. The crowds cheering the gladiator. The horses trotting across the Forum.

And now, I know why people say that Rome was not built in a day.

13 comments:

The Cyborg said...

Just curious... was that inspired by 'Angels and Demons'? :p

Hemamalini said...

@cyborg.. nopes:D to tell the truth, havent read that book..the inspiration was from looking at the buildings in real:)

The Cyborg said...

Wow... now thats amazin... and since u havnt read the book yet, dont read it... its bad... :p

Neelam Prabhu Gaonker said...

I feel Rome kinda humbles u...doesn't it ???
btw did u know there is some funda abt the trevy fountain !!! throw in 1 coin..u come back top italy !! throw in 2, u get an italian guy !!!! i threw in 2 + 1 :p :p

Aishwarya Rao said...

Hema, nee enjoy pannu.

Hemamalini said...

@cyborg.. shall take your word for it:P

@neelam.. whoa!:D didnt know that..threw in only 1.:| so the next time i go there, shall throw in 2:P
yes., the buildings have a heavenly presence!

@princess..with the blessings of your highness:D

Aishwarya Rao said...

hehe hema idathan engaoorule nakkalnu solvaa.

kray said...

going greeeeeeeeen :-<

Hemamalini said...

@princess..:)) aamam..rendu perukkum ore oor thaane:P

@kray..Aha!i didnt know u were turning vegetarian:D

kray said...

:-& :-&&& /:)

Anonymous said...

nice...kinda Roarkish, huh?

Anonymous said...

nice...kinda Roarkish, huh?

raghuram said...

Ummm... lots of new places!