Italy 2017 part I - Pompeii May 9th 2017 Ruins en masse
We have for many years been thinking about going to Italy and visit the ruins of the Roman City Pompeii. This spring Ake managed to get enough time off for a short trip and decided to make a visit to the famous site south of Naples. Emma could unfortunately not go with Ake this time because she had to work. But Ake en ... read more
Europe » Italy » Campania » Pompei Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
We are Emma Holmbro and Ake Dahllof. We live in Stockholm, Sweden.
We have travelled more or less regularly since the mid 1990-ies and it seems like the more we travel the more difficult it is to decide where to go next. Not because we are running out of places to visit but because we find more places we want to go to faster than we manage to travel to them.
Some of the things from our travel bucket list we have ticked off since we started this blog in 2006 are
Angel Falls in Venezuela
Machu Piccu in Peru
Chernobyl in Ukraine
Snorkelling in the Maldives
Mountain gorillas in Rwanda
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