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Took a guided tour around Pompeii which was well worth it. Had another couple from England join us. Oddly enough they live in 45 Stevens Road, Blairgowrie, Randburg from 1980-1984 which was the same road I lived in near that time. He was a mechanical engineer. Him and his wife were very nice. Pompeii was great, there's so much history. They were extremely advanced for their ...
Today we awoke to the most amazing day. Blue sky, not a cloud in sight... The perfect day for exploring the lost city of Pompeii.
The story goes that the people of Pompeii were living their lives and going about their business with absolutely no idea that the mountain that they were living under the shadow of, was in fact a volcano! As you can imagine, they were then quite shocked to discover one morning after a great ...
Many tourists looking down the crater as we do, few follow a guided tour cicling the whole monster. We add another hike downhills. Some spots have little or no vegetation yet. You see the structure of the lava flows. We meet some mushroom collectors. I collect some Vesuvuis gravel I plan to make art with back home. Heavy stuff - I guess it contains quite some share of iron.
Back in Pompeij: summer sale at Bennetton
... to the pool, but the clouds came over pretty quickly and we had to make a quick exit as it got cold and windy. In the evening we went to Bufilio which was one of Glyns recommendations and they also have a mozzarella shop in sorrento that we went into yesterday. Ordered a shared anti-pasti to start and it was so yummy. Had cheese, meat, sundried tomatoes, rocket and artichokes. For mains I had a buffalo bolognese which was lively but so rich. Glyn finished off with a ...
... marble pillars
are still standing. The temple of Apollo still has an alter and stairs leading
up to it with a sun dial on the top. There is a bronze statue of Apollo and a
bust of Dianna the huntress. The amphitheatre holds 20,000 people, remember
this was buried under 20 metres. There are Theatre districts, villas, houses of
the affluent families that grew the grape vines in their back yard. Also, as
plaster casts were made of the people and animals, the plants such ...