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Apparently a lady comes in every night and sits at this table and has her dinner. ohhhh cute. And she did come in, she was flamboyant and reminded me of an actress that still dresses for the part but hasn't had a film for twenty years. Very gracious and humble as this restaurant and lady met every night, for a small meal, with all the flamboyance of a film star.
We walked home, content and in love again. Massive day.
... the next 1700 years. In the end over 20,000 people disappeared after the eruption of Mt Vesuvius."
As I stood on the train platform for my return trip back to the hotel, for a split second, I thought I felt the ground shake. A quick glance over my shoulder toward Mt Vesuvius showed a whiff of white near its top. Did I feel the approaching train and see a cloud, or had Mt Vesuvius sprung to life again? Who knows--70 years after its last eruption in 1944! The ...
... in them to hold pots of food. Large brick ovens look like modern-day pizza ovens! The round stone towers are flour grinders. Past the 30 brothels, aqueduct arch, original lead pipes, the Basilica, and the House of the Faun with its welcome mat "HAVE"( hail to you) at the entrance. Without a doubt the best of site of all was the Amphitheater! As we walked in to the stadium you can't help but imagine a gladiator with his ...
... around him and he may have caught sight of the lava that is flowing inexorably in his direction. He is feeling its heat. He can't do anything about it because his sight is limited and his lungs are filled with the sulphurous gases emanating from the crater and his lungs are slowly being caked with an impervious layer as his mucous mixes with the fine ash forming a viscous cement. Breathing is becoming impossible.
So what is ...
Naples was all about Vesuvius and then Pompeii.
The hike up Vesuvius was on a crisp mid-morning with crystal skies. Not a hard hike, but the track is very loose volcanic soil, so a little like hiking uphill on a beach. The views are incredible.
Pompeii was great with the exception of not enough time in the city and that we were with a large tour group (~20 folks). I ...