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Travel Blogs from Agropoli
... You have to climb down through a cave at the end. My parents are able to watch the sunset every single night of the summer at the lake, and actually prefer the sunrise that wakes them like clockwork from June to September. They may complain a little, but I know they enjoyed this adventure I took them on.
My archaeology class took a field trip on Friday to the Oplontis Ruins, and my parents tagged ...
... room and go home. It was very interesting and the floor was mosaic (which is lots of tiny pieces of ceramic).
Aidan's thoughts on Pompeii
Yesterday I went to Pompeii, it was very hot, busy and should have been expensive for me and Luke, but they thought we were from the EU so we got in for free (must have mistaken our accents for a British accent).
Pompeii was covered in ash and pumice at about 20 metres high. Most of ...
... products and the ceramic shop before wandering around the sleepy town of Sorrento. I picked up some new 'smalls’ – quite inexpensive for these very important items! We also checked out the church and tried to work out what some of the statues meant. We had lunch with the tour group at a little restaurant – cannelloni, chicken and tirimasu – plus a nice white wine or two to calm the nerves.
Back on the bus to head ...
... and the percussionist bouncing the pole up and down creating a loud clashing sound… then there are big hammer like clappers that are banged together—all in perfect timing.
It’s a very cool little cultural discovery—and you know they’re not doing this for money or for the tourists or because this is something they’ve seen on TV—no, this is an ...
... as my dog Charlie.
If I write about what Pompeii was
like I would end up writing a whole book. Pompeii is a whole city buried as
deep as 20 metres for over 1000 years. As we walked around we could see the
tops of walls meaning that there were still dwellings under the earth. I thought
that was amazing.
We walk through the gate which
was two main archways, one with steps for people and one wider for horses and
carts. Going up the steep climb we so ...