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... just forget everything you learned about gladiators from Hollywood. The phrase "Hail Caesar we who are about to die salute you" was only said once and even then, not by a gladiator. The odds of a gladiator being killed were actually really slim. Only about 10%. Very few were slaves. They were actually more like the boxers of today. Oh, and I found out that there were female gladiators!!
The sand floor was being worked on which ...
... Nimes also has a number of other Roman sites of interest, including a temple to Diana and the Tour Magne, which was once a part of the city's Roman fortifications. Those with a perticular interest in Roman sites should also make the time to visit the aqueduct of Pont du Gard which you will find around ten miles to the north-east of ...
... disgusting fish
and it still had its skin on, neither of us liked it. When Mum and Dad picked
us up after school, we drove to the doctors to get Corban’s rugby licence signed
off. Once that important job was done we drove home which took about 5-6
minutes. We were all starving so we walked to Quick Burger which took about 10
minutes always remembering to look out for poo and poles. Maddi had a delicious
Long Bacon, Mum had a fishy Long Fish, Dad had ...
EM_TY are back on the road!!
The road home:
We spent the last few days in Cadaques much the same as all the others; eating, drinking, wandering and hanging with Pedro. He had taken us on a little ride into the National Park – Cap de Crues – where there is a property he is the caretaker for. It was an incredible panoramic view of the coast with a private beach, massive house, orchards and walking tracks. But even more impressive was the layers of ...
... out by the Romans who were the engineers with the locals doing the labouring. It is reckoned that it took 15 years to build the whole aqueduct which runs from its source at Uzes to its finish at Nimes. The actual Pont over the River Gardon took 5 years to build and from the photos you will see that it has three tiers. The Roman Engineers worked out that to make the flow from start to finish the source would have to have at least 35,000 cubic metres of water per day ...