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May 13, 2013 - Orange Roman Theater Stunning World Heritage Site

Today we drove back roads about 70 miles to Orange to explore their Roman theater, one of only three Roman theaters in the world that still has it's skene structure behind the stage still in tact. The skene is where props and painted backgrounds were stored and also served to enhance acoustics during performances. The theater in Orange is so well preserved and so large it has been designated a World Heritage site. I climbed to the top level of the ancient seating and managed to get some pretty exceptional panoramas as well as normal images...

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