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- Wheelchair accessibility
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Most poignant was the Garden of the Fugitives, a display of some of the hundreds of plaster casts made from the spaces left in the ash by the bodies of the victims of the eruption. Although most of the inhabitants of Pompeii fled the town when the eruption began, the ash collected around many of the bodies of the 2,000 or so who remained, and archaeologists were able to make casts of many of those that were discovered The casts ...
This was about the time that we realized that this was really going to be a special tour. As we were admiring the beautiful theater Lello pointed out to us a spot on the stage where there was a small triangle of grey marble that stood out against the otherwise light colored stone. He then had us, one at a time, start by standing a few feet behind that spot and in a normal speaking voice count to 5. We then took a couple steps closer and repeated ...
... is best known for its eruption in AD 79 that led to the burying and destruction of the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum. That eruption ejected a cloud of stones, ash and fumes to a height of 33 km (20.5 mi), spewing molten rock and pulverized pumice at the rate of 1.5 million tons per second, ultimately releasing a hundred thousand times the thermal energy released by the Hiroshima bombing.An estimated 16,000 people died due to hydrothermal pyroclastic flows.The ...
Feeling much better today. Antibiotics are kicking in and swelling is going down. I'm probably feeling better than most of the others on the bus now. A decent proportion have hang overs or a cough. Most have both.
Today is a travel day. A big one at that. Rome to Greece.
Early start, 730 depart, after what looked like would have been a good party. I slept, others only got a few hours.
One guy, Courtney, passed out in a garden and missed the bus. Now he ...
... sapphire blue water; adorable, brightly-colored houses balancing on the side of a mountain; church bells ringing over people sipping wine in a piazza; and castles and pergolas guarding the town from high perches. Un. Freaking. Believable. There is a reason this is the island of the mythical Sirens.
So we had a private driver named Carlo that met us at the pier with my name on a sign (pretty cool, because it made me feel important). Carlo is ...