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The sanctuary of the local bus fails to prepare you for the traffic chaos that greets you driving in peak hour. It just seems like Rome doesn't want you to leave, and uses gridlock traffic and mentally challenged drivers to keep you. After a few hours of fiery Italian traffic Harold squeezed out of Rome’s clutches and onward to Pompeii. Madeline had been jabbering on about pizza in Napoli for a while. If you had told me previously that we would go (slightly) out of our way ...
Pompeii was (and still is) the core topic studied in HSC
Ancient History, a subject Amy took in year 11 and 12. We decided to do a day
trip down to the excavation site (unfortunately we did not have time to also do
Herculaneum). The train trip down to Napoli is now only 1 hour 10 minutes and
then we knew we had to go to the underneath Napoli Garibaldi station to get on
... but terrible news overall, our number still hadn’t come up yet. So we immediately realized this was going to be a problem again and selected our second number to use when we needed to actually ship the box. Needless to say after about 3 hours spent at the Naples post office we were finally able to wave good bye to our two small boxes and get on with our day. Of all the post office experiences we have had, this one ranks right up there with the nightmare in ...
... booked up or super expensive. Guess we have choices to make. We did decide on heading north again. But only for a night.
# of countries: 12
# of cities: 33
# of planes: 3
# of trains: 60
At around 10am on the morning of August 25, 79 A.D., Mt. Vesuvius awoke, spewing deadly ash and mud over the once bustling merchant city of Pompeii. I heard about this amazing archaeological site years ago on a travel program and even then, had a difficult time looking at the plaster casts of victims caught in the agony and fear as the ash engulfed them. To see the casts in person, still affects me.
Until I actually visited the site, ...