Hotel Calypso

Via Mazzini 115, Pompei, Campania, 80045, Italy | 3 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Pompei

Day 13 - The day we truly almost died.

A travel blog entry by custrdcar

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... matters worse we had both neglected to put on sun screen until we'd spent several hours on the open water. We were both badly sunburnt which we hadn't really noticed until we made it back to the hotel and calmed down. After a cool shower and some Aloe we headed into town for a quiet dinner. We happened to end up at a table that was inches away from another couple who sat down at the same time as us. By the time we got our drinks it felt like we were dining with them so ...

Pompeii--The END!

A travel blog entry by wiseowltoo

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... 60 mph, a huge avalanche of hot ash, pumice, rock fragments and volcanic gas rushed down the side of Mt Vesuvius suffocating and burning everything in its path. Hundreds of people standing at the water's edge were even burned by its intense heat. As wave after wave of pyroclastic flow came down the mountain that night, hundreds and hundreds of people were left falling and dying in Pompeii. And while Pompeii was dying, the white ash continued to fall on ...

Day 24: OMG Real Life Bastille Song

A travel blog entry by flahivemo

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... doors. We got off boat and straight onto our bus for 5hours to Pompeii. Stopped at auto-grille on the way, which is like a little gas station/cafe right off the highway. They ran out of food before we all even finished ordering so some people just had to get chips and other snacks. Back on the bus. Reached Pompeii and got off to have our 90 minute walking tour. It was raining so we all bought ...

Doesn't get much better....

A travel blog entry by johnnoonan

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... 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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Day 22 - A Pompei tells a thousand words

A travel blog entry by lauzian

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... people spans a massive area much like any modern city, but this one was covered in five metres of ash that fell from the skies after Vesuvius erupted in 79AD. We walked around the Pompei ruins for hours, stopped briefly for a tasty pizza, and continued on to take in more of such a well preserved ancient city.
They say a picture tells a thousand words, even more when they have captions, so enjoy the ...

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Location

This 3 star hotel, located on Via Mazzini 115, Pompei, is near Forum, House of the Faun (Casa del Fauno), House of Menander, and House of the Vettii (Casa dei Vettii).
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