Exploring the ruins of Pompeii, the Roman city frozen in time after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius #Pompeii #Italy

Pompeii: The Roman city frozen in time

Exploring the ruins of Pompeii, the Roman city frozen in time after the eruption of Mount Vesuvius #Pompeii #Italy

The ghost city of Herculaneum – the Roman world in ruins beneath the surface of modern Italy

The ghost city of Herculaneum

The ghost city of Herculaneum – the Roman world in ruins beneath the surface of modern Italy

Sorrento Italy...I've totally been to this exact location of the picture. My favorite Italian city.

Sorrento Italy...I've totally been to this exact location of the picture. My favorite Italian city.

The ancient city of Akrotiri: Santorini’s Pompeii – On the Luce travel blog

The ancient city of Akrotiri: Santorini’s Pompeii

Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum // #archaeology More

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

Mount Vesuvius erupting at the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum // 79 CE // "Life and Death in Pompeii and Herculaneum" exhibit, 2013 // British Museum // #archaeology More

Ancient Roman helmet worn by the elite Roman cavalry (equites Romani). 1st century AD (via: reddit originally from i.imgur.com)

Ancient Roman helmet worn by the elite Roman cavalry (equites Romani). 1st century AD (via: reddit originally from i.imgur.com)

Herculaneum, Pompeii sister city, also buried in the eruption. Was hermetically sealed by the ash and lava so many items such as bone and wood were preserved, which was not the case with Pompeii. However, there is a modern city above herculaneum, so only about 25% has been excavated.

Herculaneum, Pompeii sister city, also buried in the eruption. Was hermetically sealed by the ash and lava so many items such as bone and wood were preserved, which was not the case with Pompeii. However, there is a modern city above herculaneum, so only about 25% has been excavated.

3 Day Rome Itinerary, hitting all the major sites and areas of the eternal city. Includes a printable guide to take with you.

Apr 10 Must - See Guide to Rome in Three days

3 Day Rome Itinerary, hitting all the major sites and areas of the eternal city. Includes a printable guide to take with you.

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