Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius

The world is full of wonder and mystery, as a little girl I once learned about what happened to the ancient Roman city Pompeii, all I learnt at that time was that the inhabitants of the city were hit by a massive volcanic explosion, the lava came gushing down on the city, freezing there helpless bodies through time. This always fascinated me and was one of my highlights for the Italy trip I made back in 2015.

You know how books only describe what a place is like, well my school books had pretty much altered facts, maybe just dumbing it down a bit for us Eight year olds, you experience history when you actually experience the place, not through vicarious means, and so did I, in this blog I’m going to talk about my visit to Pompeii, the ruins of the city, my hike to Mt. Vesuvius, which by the way is still an active volcano with a sprawling city of 3 million people just under the gargantuan. Continue reading “Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius”