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Sorrento Ruins
23-MAR-2006 Chris Thorpe

Sorrento Ruins

Sorrento, Italy

IL Vallone dei Mulini...with it's own micro climate these mill ruins located in a deep gorge in Sorrento date to the early 900's.


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Guest 23-Dec-2010 05:12
I went to Sorrento a few months ago and saw this. It's actually an old mill and it's breathtaking to look down onto. :]
Kegan 25-Sep-2010 07:01
If this was ever put to market how much would this be sold for in American Currency? i will build a Castle before i die i will make shure of that.
Guest 25-Sep-2010 06:57
Wow!
Bet 05-Jan-2010 01:40
Who owns this glorious place? And WHY isn't someone living there?
HR 14-Sep-2009 18:37
can't believe i went to sorrento and didn't see this :'( GUTTED
Guest 24-Aug-2009 23:46
I went all the way to Sorrento and didn't see this wonderful place...... *kicks self*
Gail 29-Jul-2009 18:31
I was in Sorrento last summer and these look like the ruins as you enter the ancient town of Sorrento. This site bowled me over! Awesome. Thank you for posting this.
Guest 22-Jul-2009 07:53
has anybody ever watch the movie Laputa: Castle in the Sky by Studio Ghibli?
this picture really remind me of that movie.
my version of Laputa..
amazing!!
Guest 11-Jul-2009 04:18
Lara Croft wuz here
Melody 11-Jul-2009 03:01
Amazing!
atrix 09-Jul-2009 12:49
that looks marvelous
Guest 08-Jul-2009 12:55
süper
Guest 08-Jul-2009 03:35
this photo makes me swoon!
JP 05-Jul-2009 23:35
Nice! I want to be there!
abdul rasheed 05-Jul-2009 04:21
Artifical & natural beauty are combined makes the difference
oureden 04-Jul-2009 22:25
First, imagen all that green was food, now you see what the citys of our future could be. if we only worked with nature. Permaculture, Permanent Culture
Guest 03-Jul-2009 15:11
Beautiful, but probably has a lot of spiders and bugs in all of that plant life. I'll just enjoy the picture from here. Thanks for sharing.
Ana jones 03-Jul-2009 10:08
my future home will be like it...! thanks its really quite beautiful and good idea ;)
Guest 02-Jul-2009 23:24
Is this place safe to occupy?
Guest 02-Jul-2009 14:57
awesome picture!!
hanen 02-Jul-2009 10:15
c merveilleux comme vue,bravo
Lauren 01-Jul-2009 20:36
can i purchase a print from you??
Lauren 01-Jul-2009 20:36
can i purchase a print from you??
Guest 01-Jul-2009 17:53
I just got chills
Sabri 01-Jul-2009 03:33
DIOS MIO I have to go there before i die.
Leanne 01-Jul-2009 01:02
I would love to go take a look in person, even go inside the building!
jay 30-Jun-2009 20:28
WOW gr8 picture. Jay from www.holidayaroma.com
Gnzcreations 30-Jun-2009 19:50
Hayao MiYazaki!!! He can make his next movie here!

The castle hide throw the forest? jeje
Guest 30-Jun-2009 15:49
donde el poder de la naturaleza extiende su dominio y queriendo recuperar el espacio que alguna vez fue suyo
Frankenmuth 30-Jun-2009 15:17
Magnificent, spectacular...Rome shares my sentiments. Surreal fantasy, Zelda...also come to mind
Guest 30-Jun-2009 14:46
This reminds me of Zelda. >.>
Rodrian Roadeye 30-Jun-2009 14:33
Thanks. My rent is due and I was looking for a cheap place to live.
Robbie Jackson 30-Jun-2009 14:12
Reminds me a great poem I read in first year University:

"My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!"
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
The lone and level sands stretch far away.

Meaning all great things that man can fathom will eventually fade through the passing of time. While there is great sadness in it, there is also great peace and contentment, seeing it from the right point of view, of course.
Guest 30-Jun-2009 11:54
its nice but if you put a good and amazing sexy vedio to it will be good
Namsy 30-Jun-2009 11:46
Ive been to sorrento and seen these! They have a beautiful eeriness to them :)
Amazing photo btw xx
Namsy 30-Jun-2009 11:46
Ive been to sorrento and seen these! They have a beautiful eeriness to them :)
Amazing photo btw xx
Consin 30-Jun-2009 05:32
I'm sorry. How did I end up here?
karl 30-Jun-2009 02:23
the beauty of nature.
Rocky 30-Jun-2009 02:13
Good shot.
pearljamcrazy 30-Jun-2009 00:53
How beautiful!
BunnygotBlog 29-Jun-2009 12:56
Fascinating!
Rome 29-Jun-2009 11:50
i love the angle you took it in. the colors are perspiring too. if you could, would you tell in your comments how you took this?? and by the way (one last thing) i love all the leaves and moss over the ruin. its cool :)
richmcl29-Jun-2009 11:29
Amazing what people built 1000 years ago. What will remain from our generation in the year 3009?
random traveler 29-Jun-2009 07:22
I saw these in person last summer but never actually knew what the building was or how old it was. What awesome history!
Ashley 29-Jun-2009 05:57
This photo leaves me at a loss for words. There can't be words to describe such a jaw-dropping, beautiful image such as this. It is so much more than just breathtaking or prepossessing.
Chays 29-Jun-2009 05:39
Absolutely Stunning
poetry66609-Sep-2007 23:38
Absolutley beautiful ruins. Fantastic greens...V.
blizzard14-Jun-2007 21:15
breath takeing
a stunning photo color detail composition all perfect v
Robyco15-Jan-2007 20:22
Great pitcture, not only the light in combination with the color. Also the depth in it is really great. Stil all details are there, well done.
raymond ker06-Jul-2006 21:09
This is an exquisitely beautiful and evocative image, Chris!
Uniquely powerful perspective; ravishing colours; glorious
soft suffused light; wonderful mood and atmosphere.
Outstanding!
Compliments.
Voted !!
fred_il01-Jul-2006 14:42
Outstanding shot!!
Guest 20-Jun-2006 19:43
amazing picture
yannick Beunard20-Jun-2006 08:43
very nice view
Jolanda Luynenburg09-May-2006 11:56
Wonderful!
Dougie Young03-May-2006 09:18
Magic shot of a what looks like a lost world..:>
Mindy McNaugher18-Apr-2006 13:07
Spectacular perspective and fabulous colors!
Bryan Ramsay09-Apr-2006 03:33
Very nicely done. -BJ
Greg Harp05-Apr-2006 06:13
Beautiful work.
oak04-Apr-2006 22:05
Fascinating.
estralita04-Apr-2006 22:03
Wow!! vote
Jim Ross04-Apr-2006 21:46
Wow... I want to visit...
Looks like an amazing place...
Steve Price04-Apr-2006 19:18
Good shot. Nice composition.
Carey Brown04-Apr-2006 15:45
Just a little bit of green ;-)
Eckhart Derschmidt04-Apr-2006 14:23
Very impressive green!
soulis04-Apr-2006 13:00
Great image.
Gary Blanchette04-Apr-2006 12:17
This looks like something right out of a surreal fantasy movie. Nice shot.
Nicki Thurgar04-Apr-2006 12:01
What an incredible place, perfectly shot! V
Guest 04-Apr-2006 11:58
Good shot!
Fred Wilkinson04-Apr-2006 10:54
Amazing shot, great point of view, beautiful colours.
JD04-Apr-2006 10:49
This "Vallone" is so deep that the house looks like a miniature. Superb colors.
Jola Dziubinska04-Apr-2006 10:34
Awesome photo, incredible view. The greens and browns are beautiful, also the whole capture.
Voted.
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