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

The Ultimate Guide To Visiting Pompeii | Miss Adventures Abroad

The Ultimate Guide To Visiting Pompeii | Miss Adventures Abroad

Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy

Vesuvius from Pompeii, Italy

Spending a day in Pompeii and discovering what life was like during the Pax Romana. Wonderful photos.

Spending a day in Pompeii and discovering what life was like during the Pax Romana. Wonderful photos.

A day trip to Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius | Ladies what travel

A day trip to Pompeii and Mt Vesuvius | Ladies what travel

Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii, House of Venus in a Shell. On the rear wall of the peristyle are three large paintings on a blue background. The left hand painting is of the god Mars shown standing naked on a plinth while holding a lance & a shield. Around him the foliaged garden is teeming with bird life. AD 79 eruption

Pompeii, House of Venus in a Shell. On the rear wall of the peristyle are three large paintings on a blue background. The left hand painting is of the god Mars shown standing naked on a plinth while holding a lance & a shield. Around him the foliaged garden is teeming with bird life. AD 79 eruption

I remember the National Geographic's article on Pompeii, and since then, I've wanted to go there. In the year 79 AD, Italy's 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.

I remember the National Geographic's article on Pompeii, and since then, I've wanted to go there. In the year 79 AD, Italy's 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.

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

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

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

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

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