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A Summary of my Family’s trip to Naples, Italy in 2010. Photos, stories, and bucket list successes 1,513 more words


Pompeii - Noodle For Your Noggin

As I walked down the streets of Pompeii, I was enlightened of its enthralling history. In 79AD, this ancient Roman town-city, along with many villas surrounding the area, suffered the deadly eruption of Mount Vesuvius. 66 more words

5 Day B&W Challenge #3 ~ A Road in Pompeii

For day three of the ‘5 Day B&W Challenge’, we move on to the ill-fated city of Pompeii. On 24th August 79 AD, some 20,000 people lost their lives when Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the city and it’s residents under twenty-seven feet of volcanic ash. 183 more words

Weekly Photo Challenge: Scale

This week’s photo challenge asks us to play with scale to highlight size. In this photo taken in Sorrento, Italy, the contrast between the huge cruise liner and the two small boats around it caught my eye immediately. 21 more words


On top of Mount Vesuvius

Shortly after wrapping up our visit at the ruins of Pompeii, we hopped in a military-style vehicle for an incredibly bumpy ride up the side of Mount Vesuvius.  351 more words


The ruins at Pompeii

Traveling in the fall has many perks, among which is the ability to see some incredible sights without the crowds.  Fresh from a great first night’s sleep in Sorrento, we took an early thirty minute Circumvesuviana train ride to Pompeii arriving there just as the ruins opened for the day.   915 more words