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 at Night (.one of my few regrets in spending 5 months in Europe was missing Pompeii, but.'there's always tomorrow!" Though that bucket list keeps getting longer and I would put New Zealand before Pompeii I think!