The top things to see in Southern Italy: Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii people, and more

The top things to see in Southern Italy: Sorrento, Amalfi Coast, Pompeii people, and more

Skeletal remains, instant death by eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79 AD, which buried city of Pompeii.  People were preserved by the lack of moisture in the heavy ash that covered the entire city.

This man, found on the ancient shore of Herculaneum, was wearing a belt of silver and bronze plaques and carrying a long sword and stabbing dagger. He is thought to be a soldier. The volcanic surge hurled him down with huge force, breaking his bones.

This was a very difficult photo to take as I cried profusely while capturing this emotional "... image of plaster casts of a family of dead bodies in ancient Pompeii Italy."

This was a very difficult photo to take as I cried profusely while capturing this emotional ". image of plaster casts of a family of dead bodies in ancient Pompeii Italy.

Knowing the architecture and ancient ruins is just a short visit from Naples, we joined the 'Best Of" from Walks of Italy's collection of Pompeii tours.

The Ancient City of Pompeii - A Guided Tour with Walks of Italy

Amazing place, although freaked me out seeing the chariot wheel indents on the cobbled streets.also the casts of people turned to stone by Vesuvius

Pompei by Peter 79 on Flickr The ruts in the stones were made by wagons! They blew me away!

Pompeii, Italy I loved finally getting to visit Pompeii. My first assignment in Year 7 was on Pompeii.

Pompeii~  A couple of years back, I went to a traveling museum exhibit of artifacts from Pompeii; casts like these were among them. Absolutely haunting.

10 Most Amazing Lost Cities

In the year 79 AD, Italy& Mt. Vesuvius erupted with superheated ash that rained fiery death on several Roman cities nearby. But none was hit harder than vacation town Pompeii, which was buried in a thick layer of broiling ash in a matter of seconds.

Pompeii

Living on the Edge-Where the Volcano Sleeps...or Erupts? the Vesuvius Eruption, the Krakatoa Eruption and More Hot Stuff

Excavation findings in Pompeii picture) and Herculaneum picture). Two towns close to the famous Vesuvius volcano (Italy) that erupt almost years ago.

Pompeii people

Pompeii people

Earrings found in Pompeii and Herculaneum, buried in the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD.

People like us: An incredible insight into the Romans who died in Pompeii's horror

Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum - exhibitions shows how Romans lived like us. I love the simply beautiful design of these pearl and gold earrings.

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