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... enjoyed the Forum, several of the villas with intact mosaics and frescoes, the theatre, odeon and the amphitheatre. The amphitheatre had the same structure, and would have been home to the same type of entertainment as the Colosseum, but on a much smaller scale, as Pompeii was a Roman colony (Garrett thought it was like comparing Rotary Place to the Roger's Centre...). The phallic street signs were also an interesting feature of the town -- no disputing where ...
... long time, earning its current name of the “Forbidden Room”. We learned through this exhibit that the Romans were incredibly open about a lot of things in their society, and especially when it came to their sexuality. Many of the things that we would consider taboo to discuss or display publicly were back then commonplace and did not have the ability to make people blush like it does today. The Forbidden Room is called such because it houses the collection of ...
... luckily he stopped him, they are so quick. Back on the road travelling south to Pompeii, passing the the site of the Battle of Monte Cassino in 1944, where the building was destroyed by Allied bombing, an Abbey still stands on the hill, on our way to Naples we passed the famous row of tress that mark the Apian Way, the first roman road built. We passed the picturesque Bay of Naples to Pompeii with the volcano of Vesuvius in the distance. With our local guide we walked ...
... live in the immediate area. It is considered the most dangerous volcano in the world!
Looking around us we noticed we were once again out of our age demographic with most " older" folk staying at the 1000 metre mark to look around.
By days end (well really early evening) we were hot, sweaty, dirty and tired but pleased with our efforts and were looking forward to "wine" down and an early night.
We arrived in Naples this morning later than expected. After breakfast in our cabin we went to join our tour to the Ruins of Pompeii. I had been looking forward to this for ages having read so much about it.
We eventually (nearly an hour late) got onto our tour bus and were driven to Pompeii at the foot of Mount Vesuvius.This certainly was a bustling tourist attraction with several tour ships in harbour and lots of bus loads here. Our guide was Wanda ...