“Travel Man” is a series with the British comedians Richard Ayoade and Jack Dee that shows to people how to have the most efficient holiday possible! Richard and Jack met Emiliano in Herculaneum !! Book a tour with an archaeologist!
December, 2015 At the end of the working season as usual we have organized a day of study at the villas of ancient Stabiae. Our archaeologist-guide Paolo Gardelli, expert of the site, accompanied us on a fantastic tour that made us discover unpublished frescoes and graffiti’s of precious archaeological site. It is important to stay currentContinue reading “Group’s field trip to Stabia”
At the time of the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in A.D. 79 the Roman fleet under the command of Pliny the Elder was stationed across the Bay of Naples at Misenum. Pliny was a scientist, a historian and a naturalist and he felt the need to get closer to observe the phenomenon of the eruption. HeContinue reading “Pliny the Younger, the eye witness of the eruption of the Mount Vesuvius in 79AD”
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The walls of the houses in Pompeii are frequently covered with inscriptions: these are electoral propaganda messages that urge the citizens to vote for one or other of the candidates. At times an entire category of workers (goldsmiths, marble-cutters, bakers) holds the candidacy. At other times an aspiring magistrate puts himself forward to the peopleContinue reading “The walls of Pompeii: the inscriptions and the graffiti”
The three English historical books writers Ben Kane, Anthony Riches, and Russell Whitfield the last week walked all the way from the Amphitheatre of Capua to Rome dressed in Legionaries kit. The purpose of the 7 days walk was to raise money for the charity associations Medicines san Frontiers and Combat Stress. The three boysContinue reading “Romani walk Italy 2014 – Capua to Rome”
Seven days across the Italy with the historical books best seller writers Ben Kane, Anthony Riches and Russell Whitfield. This 3 British guys are marching dressed in legionaries kit from the amphitheater of Capua to the Colosseum in Rome, to raise money for Combat Stress and Medicines sans Frontier. I’m guiding them through the villagesContinue reading “Romani walk the Italy 2014”
The well preserved fishing boat was found in 1984 during the excavations of the beach. It was totally carbonized form the Vesuvius eruption of the year 79 AD. Suddenly after the discovery was patiently restaured and consolidated by italian specialists in the presevatin of the ancient wood. This extraordaniry find is now displayed in aContinue reading “The boat of Heeculaneum”
The realization of the Line 1 of Naples underground allowed the reconstruction of the landscape, the topography and the functions of the coast between the sites of Partenope and Neapolis. The station of Piazza Municipio stands inside an ancient creek, that used to stretch out on a tuff promontory from Castel Nuovo to the FerryContinue reading “An ancient harbour brought to light in the center of Naples”
My job as a tour guide allows me to meet a number of people, most of them very interesting. A few days ago I guided at Pompeii a couple of tourists, Tony and Tatiana. REQUEST YOU TOUR AT POMPEII Tony is a young person, totally blind and 80% deaf in both ears without his hearingContinue reading “A special tour at Pompeii”