Stairway to the Underworld

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Comments (7)

Janina_Bieleńko on December 10, 2008

I like such places. The great challenge to photographer. You made very interesting photo. I admire the light, colours and charming vibe.

Faintlightofdawn on December 10, 2008

Lovely photo in the low light Alfred, not a place for me I think!

Enrico Sammartini on December 10, 2008

Alfred it is very interesting this "monument" and it is finest the story you said. I think that sometime it is good to write some words about a picture. Regards Enrico

anyushkamm on December 10, 2008

Wow, this really looks like the entrance to Hell, I can imagine what it must have been like for a child to descend there. Great pic, though!

Best, Ana

Rafael Saludes on December 10, 2008

Hello Alfred. This photo brought to my mind the bad memories of when I was boy 8/10 years old during our spanish civil war 1936-1939. In our town was a lot of underground refugees, where people, as you say, were save there under. I remember too everybody had an small piece of wood like a pencil in the mouth between up and down teeth, to avoid body damage for boomb explosions thrown down by planes. Stairs of refugees were very similar to what is shown in your nice photo. Thank you and congratulations for how you awake interest for you shots in Panoramio.

Greetings from Reus, Catalonia, Spain. Rafael.

© mARTin on December 10, 2008

Stairway to hell? Auch schön. Ist jedesmal wieder überraschend bei Dir vorbei zu schauen.

Gruß, martin

Alfred Schaffer on December 14, 2008

Janina_Bielenko, Faintlightofdawn, Enrico Sammartini,anyushkam and © gama 88, than you for your friendly comments!

Rafael Saludes Rams, muchas gracias for your very interesting acount!


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