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Herculaneum

Buried in the eruption of Mount Vesuvius beginning on August 24, 79 AD
Ancient Napoli - Ercalano & Pompei

May 23rd 2008
When organising this trip, we noticed that the blog boards were full of every man and his dog expressing an opinion over which is better: Pompeii or Herculaneum. Well we had the time, so we decided to over-expose ourselves to ancient Italia and visit both in the same day. Maybe not the wisest plan, as it ended up not really a question of which site was ‘better’ as they were both really dif ... read more
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