Pompei- part 1August 13, 2019 in Italy ⋅ ⛅ 31 °C
Great 4 hours out at Pompei.
Easily got the early train after purchasing our “walking tour with an archaeologist” tickets-this was the best option after researching it.
Francesca our guide was Informative with the basics of what we were looking at starting with the gate to the city, the Basillica etc.
We learnt that even before Vesuvius covered it in ash and killed people with poisonous gases in 79AD, the City was being rebuilt due to an earthquake several years earlier.
The Romans certainly knew how to make roads with drainage, buildings with pipework and the most amazing frescos and mosaics-the photos couldn’t do it justiceRead more