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Pompeii, Temple of Apollo  
   

Pompeii, Temple of Apollo

and the volcano that covered the town in the distance
the best laid plans..............

September 23rd 2008
There we were, in front of our hotel at the designated time of 7:20 am, waiting for our bus to take us back in time to ancient Pompei and then up the imposing slopes of the still active Vesuvius. There we were, in front of our hotel at 40 minutes past the designated time of 7:20 am, waiting for our bus to take us back in time to ancient Pompei and then up the imposing slopes of the still active V ... read more
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