A day trip to the historic Pompeii from Naples was captivating; an amazing, eery story told by the architecture and artifacts unfolded at this UNESCO World Heritage Site!
The face of Pompeii today …this shirt says it all !
Section of the ‘Large Square’, where city dwellers were entertained by gladiators and other events.
Remains after the AD 79 eruption of Mount Vesuvius.
Resting Mount Vesuvius in the background.
A family home displays painted walls, artifacts, and a view.
Treasure trove of stored archaeological artifacts, preserving the memories of ancient Roman life.
Plaster cast of dog remains in the glass case. In the background is the cast of a man protecting his breath from the gases of the eruption
“Very little is needed to make a happy life; it is all within yourself in your way of thinking.”
― Marcus Aurelius, 121 – 180 Meditations
A secret love note on the stair, perhaps?
One zone of the baths.
Rich and bright colors are used in realistic and abstract design.
Ceiling decor in bath zone.
The water yet flows clear and clean. Thirsty?