Pompeii

A paper, wood and plaster scale model of Pompeii by the archaeologist Giuseppe Fiorelli between 1861 and This had to be a real scare?

Vesuvius (volcano, I climbed it) from the ruins of Pompeii, Italy. xx

Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy : Pompeii was an ancient Roman town in Italy. The city Pompeii was mostly destroyed and buried under 4 to 6 m to 20 ft) of volcanic ash and pumice in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

A guide to a do-it-yourself Tour, plus the best guided tours of Pompeii, Italy

Italy attractions, and things to do in Italy, Best Destinations, Travel Guide

12 tips for visiting Pompeii

12 tips for visiting Pompeii (plus how to get to the top of Mount Vesuvius) - Helen on her holidays

Ruins of Pompeii, Italy~~Walking these streets is an amazing step back in time; you can see the volcano over the water...eeeeery.

Ruins of Pompeii, Italy.

Ruins of Pompeii, Italy. The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. One of the most memorable places I've ever been.

Pompeii Roman Ruins At Sunset by Boxing Clever's Visual Forum, via Flickr

Roman Ruins in Pompeii, Italy Pompeii Roman Ruins At Sunset by Boxing Clever’s . Province of Naples , Campania region Italy

12 essential tips for visiting Pompeii, the ancient Roman town near Naples in Italy. How to get to Pompeii by train from Naples or Sorrento, tips on taking a tour and how to make the most of your visit. Also how to climb Vesuvius, the volcano which buried Pompeii. Enjoy your trip!

12 tips for visiting Pompeii (plus how to get to the top of Mount Vesuvius) - Helen on her holidays

Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii.  Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.

*POMPEII, ITALY ~ Fullery of Stephanus on the Via del Abbondante, Pompeii. Fulleries were an important business in ancient Pompeii. Fullers processed, dyed, and washed cloth.

Dive in history: underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli, Italy

Dive in History: scuba diving the underwater Pompeii in Pozzuoli aka Baia Underwater Archeological Park - World Adventure Divers - Read the full story on

Pompei was destroyed and completely buried during a catastrophic eruption of the volcano Mount Vesuvius spanning two days on 24 August year 79.  The volcano collapsed higher roof-lines and buried Pompeii under many meters of ash and pumice, and it was lost for nearly 1700 years before its accidental rediscovery in 1748.

10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.

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