Bridge of the Holy Angel …the Archangel Michael…is adorned with sculptures of angels and leads up to the Castel Sant´ Angelo, on top of which there is a giant Saint Michael statue.

The Archangel appeared at this spot at the end of the 6th century, according to legend.
At the end of the 15th century the pope had to escape through the secret passage that leads from Saint Peter´s Church to the castle, not to be imprisoned by the French invaders.

I am a nature lover and an amateur photographer.
Nature is my main inspiration.Snow and ice, birds and water keep attracting my eye. So do trees amd flowers.
I am also interested in myth and history, especially the history of women, the `herstory´. I love to travel and to visit archeological sites and beautiful landscapes.
I use a compact camera, Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ28

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  • naturelover
    natureloverover 5 years ago

    Fantatsic bridge with those statues- fabulous Helua!!!

  • The bridge is fabulous…angelic, you could say!:) Thanks Pauline!! x

    – HELUA

  • Richard Hamilton-Veal
    Richard Hamilt...over 5 years ago

    Lovely capture Helua, and a beautiful bridge.

  • Thanks a lot Richard!! Glad you like it!:)

    – HELUA

  • rasnidreamer
    rasnidreamerover 5 years ago

    Great capture Helua! Beautiful!

  • Thanks Sue! I`ve had such a lovely week in Rome…there will be no end to pics from there…:))

    – HELUA

  • Daniela Cifarelli
    Daniela Cifarelliover 5 years ago

    WOW! it’s an Honour 4 an Italian “girl”, watching such a AWESOME picture of one of the best Italian landmarks! Instant fav, Helua! I think you enjoyed Italy! Luv, Daniela

  • Thanks a lot, my Italian friend!!! Was hoping you would see this!!:)
    Thanks for the FAVE, Luanda:))

    – HELUA

  • Yool
    Yoolover 5 years ago

    Superb shot Helua !!!!

  • Thanks Yool!!! x

    – HELUA

  • blamo
    blamoover 5 years ago

    Supurb bridge Image HELUA

  • Thanks so much, Blamo!!!

    – HELUA

  • riverotter
    riverotterover 5 years ago

    So very gorgeous … I wonder why all the angels are facing the bridge and none the water, do you know? Glorious trip it seems you have had dear Helua!

  • I´m happy that you appreciate my Rome pictures, Em!! The trip was a success…we held the energies in St Peter´s square while the Pope was on his peace mission in Israel!! Would be wonderful to see peace break out in that hotspot of our world!
    About the bridge it seems that roads were more important to important people!(?) The river was probably used for transports of goods…there was very low water in the “Tevere” when we were there.

    – HELUA

  • Marvin Collins
    Marvin Collinsover 5 years ago

    Beautiful image Helua!!

  • Many thanks Marvin!!

    – HELUA

  • frogster
    frogsterover 5 years ago

    A lot of history , wonderful shot

  • Thank you Larry!

    – HELUA

  • Rick  Todaro
    Rick Todaroover 5 years ago

    Wonderful Work ! Such an amazing bridge & very fine text too….

  • Thanks a lot Rick and thanks fot visiting!!!

    – HELUA

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