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A view of Mount Vesuvius

Fabulous Friday Foto: Mount Vesuvious and Pompeii

A view of mount Vesuvius from across a vineyard nearby.  You can see the big chunk missing from the top of the mountain.  That was the part that blew off when Vesuvius erupted on August 24, 79 AD, quickly covering the city of Pompeii in ash.  Today, a visit to Mount Vesuvius and Pompeii is […]

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The Temple of Mithras in Basilica San Clemente

Layers of History: Off the Beaten Path-Basilica San Clemente Rome

Our visit to Basilica San Clemente, an off the beaten path destination in Rome, Italy.

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