It’s a mystery to me!

Is mystery in the eye of the beholder, like beauty?

I took this photo recently in the Diocletian Palace in Split, Croatia, on my iPhone while we were on a walking tour of the old city. I love the sense of mystery it exudes. Well to me it exudes mystery but maybe not to everyone else.

The palace was built in a time (4th century AD) when technology and equipment were on a completely different level to today. The Romans were very clever, ingenious and resourceful and it’s a mystery to me how they built this to be so perfectly circular. I am in awe of their capacity to create such amazing buildings many of which are still in use today.

I love the light, Β the blue sky and the tower Β just peeping through in the background. It also brings back great holiday memories of a wonderful trip sailing and cycling around the islands of Southern Dalmatia.

Roman ingenuity

Roman ingenuity

I would love to be able to time travel to experience the life in these times. History is really a mystery and this seems to fit today’s theme quite nicely!

Today, share an image that creates a sense of mystery.

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  1. Great photo. Split old town is amazing.

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  2. Great photo and article once again Deb.

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  3. We stayed in a hotel just outside Diocletian’s Palace. Your post takes me back to that amazing spot. I love the creativity of your image!

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  4. Really cool natural framing in this shot!

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  5. What a great photo. I missed this the first time around.


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