Travel Blogs from Pompei, Italy

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Pompei, Pompei - The lost city, Italy travel blog

Pompei

A travel blog entry by schlossie

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After leaving Rome we drove south to our next destination: Capo Vaticano and the beautiful azure blue waters of the Calabria region.  But not so fast, how could we possibly not stop at Pompeii?  Right, we couldn't, so we stopped and let ...

Pompeii - Volcanic Eruptions And Ancient Ruins., Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompeii - Volcanic Eruptions And Ancient Ruins.

A travel blog entry by heatheravan

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... and the ruins Pompeii.                The Archaeological Areas of Pompei, Herculaneum and Torre Annunziata and the Historic Centre of Naples are all UNESCO World Heritage ...

Pompeii, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompeii

A travel blog entry by yah27

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Pompeii is an ancient city that was destroyed by Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD.  It wasn't until 18th century when the city was rediscovered and now provides key insights to roman civilization.  Day trip to Pompeii is ideal from Naples and you can view ...

Italy's finest...., Sorrento, Napoli, Pompei and La Romola, Italy travel blog

Italy's finest....

A travel blog entry by mhaebich

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... spagetti marinara and won...just. The photographic evidence is on a disc back home; will manage to get it up sometime. POMPEI, for a day Despite a very quirky rule which entitled people from the "south of australia", not including melbourne, to a ...

Pompeii rocks!, Pompeii, Italy travel blog

Pompeii rocks!

A travel blog entry by lifeinbrian

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Somewhere I'd always wanted to go - Pompeii. A chance to nosy inside other people's houses. What did a Roman urban house feel like, oppressive with no windows, or spacious because of the hole in the roof? Where did the water go when it rained? Did it ...

Pompeya, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompeya

A travel blog entry by veroyjorge

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A day in Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

A day in Pompei

A travel blog entry by middlemoss

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... to the radio broadcast via the World Wide Web. We only missed the 3rd quarter due to technical difficulties. Now back to Italy: Pompei today after another glorious free buffet breakfast! Espresso times two! Was a short train ride to Pompei and we were ...

I Had Never Felt So Alive, Pompei, Italy travel blog

I Had Never Felt So Alive

A travel blog entry by magicoftravel

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... with amazingly well preserved paintings. The paintings were impressive and fascinating. In my mind, I could recreate the pre-eruption Pompei; her streets bustling with vendors and people dressed in long, white robes and sandals. I could imagine the ...

Pompeii in the rain, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompeii in the rain

A travel blog entry by couchonbp

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Today, we left a little earlier than usual since we needed to beat the traffic coming into town for the Pope. We had a tour guide at Pompeii. It was a fascinating tour, even though it was raining outside. After a long tour, we went to ...

Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompei

A travel blog entry by megj1095

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Hello Everyone, So Friday I took a day trip to the ancient city of Pompei. It was very interesting. For those of you that dont know, the entire city of Pompei was completely wiped out by Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago. None of the people ...

Pompeii, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompeii

A travel blog entry by t.bird

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So I was up early this morning as I had to meet the bus to Pompeii at 7.30. I got up at six got myself organised, packed a spare pair if shoes and socks, and headed off to the Piazza di Popolo. Upon reaching the Piazza I realised the one item I did not ...

Day Trip to Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Day Trip to Pompei

A travel blog entry by fiseb

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It took us hours and hours to walk around the vast ruins at ...

We are back!, Turin  Rome Pompei  Sorrento Sicily, Italy travel blog

We are back!

A travel blog entry by meljess

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Hello everyone, WE ARE BACK! After a LONG flight, we landed in Melbourne on the 19th of September. Life has gone back to how it was before but the memories of our amazing holiday will be with us forever! Apologies for not having done any entries in ...

ohhh vesuvious how you cover thee, Pompei, Italy travel blog

ohhh vesuvious how you cover thee

A travel blog entry by rampantredhead

wow awesome city to visit...went there yesterday with my friend bridget...it is really soo interesting but a lot to land to cover to expect to be there awhilllle...we were there for over 5 hours in the way heat and we definitely didnt see it all...but ...

Fire and Brimestone, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Fire and Brimestone

A travel blog entry by laven

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This morning we left early to take the two and a half hour drive from Rome to Pompeii and Naples. Along the way we passed the Monastery of Monte Cassino, one of the most important sites for the Benedictine order, which was destroyed during the Second ...

Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompei

A travel blog entry by johnnyg

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... me later :) From there I finally managed to get in contact with Neill and we decided to meet in Southern Italy at Pompei. While I'm waiting for Neill I had my genuine Italian haircut. I decided to be brave and let him do whatever he ...

Volcano Ruins, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Volcano Ruins

A travel blog entry by burles

We left Rome very early in order to catch a train to Pompei, a small town outside of Naples Italy. Pompei and a town nearby, known as Herculaneum, were both destroyed in 79 AD by a volcano. Pompei was buried under an estimated 20 metres of ash. In the ...

Volcanic Ruins of Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Volcanic Ruins of Pompei

A travel blog entry by broose09

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Mount Vesuvius covered the city of Pompei and, years later, archaeologists discovered the ruins. Also some of the people and animals killed when the volcano erupted. Funny pic of Pete looking rather startled to find himself in a brothel ?? ...

A Vesuvian Adventure, Pompei, Italy travel blog

A Vesuvian Adventure

A travel blog entry by davefrendy

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As you might have guessed, today we went to Mount Vesuvius or to be more precise, the remains of an ancient roman city under Mount Vesuvius called Pompeii. Lets start at the beginning though. We woke, showered, had free breakfast here at the hostel and ...

Dormant but still dangerous - on top of Vesuvius, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Dormant but still dangerous - on top of Vesuvius

A travel blog entry by andrew_leesia

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On top of Vesuvius! Well our ascent of Vesuvius turned out to be 90% bus ride and only the final ascent to the crater on foot. Also embarrassed to say that we met some more elderly ladies in less than ideal foot wear doing the walk, so it ...

il senato, Pompei, Italy travel blog

il senato

A travel blog entry by jessica_klement

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... ceiling, probably the original wooden furniture, grand columns, and a gorgeous painted ceiling.  That is one thing I love about Italy, the painted ceilings.  Apparently the senate's agenda for today was the budget, but there was a motion to change ...

Waiting for Vesuvius & Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Waiting for Vesuvius & Pompei

A travel blog entry by goweregypt

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... ; toms and prosciutto, mozzarella & lettuce. After another wait we then were taken down to the entrance to the Pompei ruins. We started with a freshly squeezed orange juice opposite the entrance – very refreshing and only €3. Herculaneum ...

A travel day, Pompei, Italy travel blog

A travel day

A travel blog entry by tanya.falknau

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... to our next station which was Chuisi. We changed trains again and onto Naples. Once again, changed trains and eventually arrived in Pompei. The lady at the motel recommended a lovely little restaurant so we had a nice meal and a fairly early night ready ...

The ghetto of Napoli and beautiful Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

The ghetto of Napoli and beautiful Pompei

A travel blog entry by tweeds315

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... sorry I went on a little tangent. For a little background information for the kids who rode the short bus, Pompeii is a city in Italy which was covered and preserved in ash when Mt Vesuvius erupted in 79AD. Even though I had no idea what most of the ...

Pompei #2, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompei #2

A travel blog entry by johnnyg

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... a good four hours or so exploring the ruins and I think that I took more photos than anywhere else in Italy! We are staying at Pompei (hotel!) again tonight and hopefully being Saturday night there will be a bit of nightlife again. Tomorrow we are ...

Driving south all the way to Pompeii!, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Driving south all the way to Pompeii!

A travel blog entry by momentsintime

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... its rediscovery in 1748 and that this UNESCO World Heritage Site is today one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy.    With a local guide, we walked through many cobblestone streets and explored some of the shops, villas and ...

Un lugar increible!, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Un lugar increible!

A travel blog entry by k0k0m0

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Sinceramente no sé cómo había podido olvidarme de Pompeya en mi pre-selección de sitios. Realmente es algo impresionante poder caminar por sitios que prácticamente se han mantenido igual por los últimos 1900 años. Al salir de la estación ...

Ruined by Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Ruined by Pompei

A travel blog entry by coryandlaura

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... I don't know if it is an offer he usually makes, though in 99 he also made the same offer. Riding in a car in Italy is always an experience and this was no less of one. The gentleman driving was whizzing through the streets. When a parked cars door ...

Wandering around Pompei ruins, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Wandering around Pompei ruins

A travel blog entry by sasha0001

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Pompei, Pompei, Italy travel blog

Pompei

A travel blog entry by jayneandmark

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... them, and I'm pretty sure I saw what looked like an igloo made out of debris instead of ice.  Anyway, I digress. We arrived at Pompei and began wandering around.  The ruins were awesome, and visiting them in the off-season is the way to do it, ...

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