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19-10-02 Sorrento: Day 11. Pompei
Cam.card folder: D549 - Init: 2019-10-10
Sorrento: Day 11. Pompei.
19-10-02 - We catch a train to Pompei.
19-10-02 - The site is near the station.
19-10-02 - Don't get sewage in your scandals.
19-10-07 - Mod Pompei guys cross the Abbey-ian Way.
On the same ancient Roman stepping stones. Picture credit goes to another
member of our hiking group, Karen Couch.
19-10-02 - Our guide: extremely articulate.
He also provided compact wireless headsets that let us hear him from 30 feet
19-10-02 - The forum.
19-10-02 - Vesuvius still broods on the horizon.
19-10-02 - The famous Alexander mosaic.
Couldn't get any closer, what with the crowd.
19-10-02 - Would make a nice hot tub.
19-10-02 - Baths.
19-10-02 - Atlas holds up the roof.
19-10-02 - Hollow walls for heating.
19-10-02 - Font: gift of wealthy benefactor.
19-10-02 - Wagon traffic grooves.
19-10-02 - The CAVE CANEM mosaic.
19-10-02 - Booze shop.
19-10-02 - Plaster casts of eruption victims.
19-10-02 - Under reconstruction.
19-10-02 - political slogans.
19-10-02 - Only partly excavated.
19-10-02 - Impluvium catches delugium.
19-10-02 - To the amphitheatre.
19-10-02 - Not one of the Pines of Rome.
19-10-02 - Lunchtime shade tree.
19-10-02 - Amphitheatre, external view.
19-10-02 - Vesuvius and lonesome pine tree.
19-10-02 - Back to the forum.
19-10-02 - To the House of the Mysteries.
19-10-02 - A lady in our group.
19-10-02 - You've come a long way, baby.
When you can saunter around one of the Empire's most famous cities with a
loaded beer bottle in your hand. Peroni, good beer. Had a few meself in the
course of the trip. And I like your red shirt and hat-scarf. Kept me from
getting lost a few times.
19-10-02 - The Motel of the Mysteries.
See the archaeological cartoon book of that name.
19-10-02 - Interior.
19-10-02 - Wanted this for our basement recroom...
But Grossi Tile in St Catharines said they would have had to
order stuff all the way from Italy. Claimed that their
supplier had gone bankrupt back in 79 A.D.
19-10-02 - Exterior.
19-10-02 - Briefly back in the forum.
19-10-02 - Colossal statue on guard, too late.
19-10-03 - Merle does a better job of guardianship.
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