Ruins of Pompeii, Italy. The city of Pompeii is a partially buried Roman town-city near modern Naples in the Italian region of Campania, in the territory of the comune of Pompei. One of the most memorable places I've ever been.
Ancient Rome - Ancient Bakery in Pompeii, Italy. Detail of grindstone and oven in the background. Not too many common people in Pompeii had kitchens in their homes, so they often, if not always, ate at restaurants.
Porta Marina - Pompeii - The most imposing of the seven gates of Pompeii. It takes its name from the fact that the road lead to the sea. It has two barrel arches, later converted into a single barrel vault.