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... that will stick in my memory the most. Here you can also see a rather shocking display: the actually bodies of Pompeii residents, twisted in horror and agony with their last expressions of terror frozen forever on their faces. To suffocate in a mudslide… not a pleasant way to bid this world farewell. And yet, Pompeii, in my view, died an honourable death. Rather than succumb to slow decay, having ugly, mediocre structures built on top of a beautifully designed city, ...
... perspective for us - we are talking about roman times of some 2000 years ago when bordellos were not considered sinful places. Romans living there had arranged marriages for business only but bordellos were where they sought their pleasure, not at home. No beds here, only small stone platforms. Paintings on the walls were suggestive of the choices a visitor could have.
The baths. No one was rich enough to have their own baths, so baths we public for those ...
I had totally earned this wine tasting!
The vineyard was set on the slopes of the mountain, with a
view over the bay – better than the one I had had up the mountain. Lunch was
included, so I was promptly seated at my table for 1! The rest of the
restaurant was full with people in full swing. Not being in any rush though, I
chilled and enjoyed my many glasses of vino, and great food. I ended up having
a 4 ...
... later by Spanish engineer Rocque Joaquin de Alcubierre in 1748. The objects that lay beneath the city have been well preserved for centuries because of the lack of air and moisture. These artifacts provide an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city during the days of the Roman Empire.
We saw one petrified body, whom the guide said they were certain had been a slave, due to the impressions of a metal belt around ...
... Awesome site, and quite large.