Albergo Della Corte
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... still have to work out what pigments they used and how they did it. Bedrooms had no windows but looked out onto a central courtyard.
We walked on 2000 year old mosaics! Luckily we had our sticks with us as the ground was very uneven. Saw the plaster casts of a man, a dog and a child that they had dug up which are in the Naples museum now. The agony of the dog was awful, he had been ...
... been killed by the poisonous gasses. Herculaneum was covered by a layer of boiling ash and mud ranging in thickness between 16 and 25 meters. This all happened in 79 AD. By then the city was already 600 years in existence and was a very busy place judging by the wear mark in the roads.
I will keep this short and put some ore comments with the pictures. One thing ...
... were simply 'frozen in time' and basically suffocated. The depth of the ash was 4-6 metres and the roofs collapsed, the whole city was then for 1800 years a time-capsual preserved by the ash/mud until archeologicalists discovered it in the early 1800's - they are still digging tip this day! Even Liz was impressed - now that's saying something!!
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... and by now [5.30 pm], it was dark. A long day which was not yet over. We now had to find the small street and the directions that we had received from our new landlady indicated that road works in the town had blocked off a number of roads. Because Carla could not see the target road, out came the iPhone and Ipad to see if they could help. After a further 20 minutes of “trial and error” – actually, a reasonably ...
... Italian town. There's a wide pedestrian street with cafes where you can sit outside, several Roman monuments, churches, a sculpture garden, and a good theater with cultural events. Benevento, Latin Beneventum, city and archiepiscopal see, Campania regione, southern Italy. The city lies on a ridge between the Calore and Sabato rivers, northeast of Naples. It originated as Malies, a town of the Oscans, or Samnites; later known as Maleventum, ...