Romani walk Italy 2014 – Capua to Rome

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”

Pompeii in 3 D – Film

Pompeii (referred to by marketing as Pompeii in 3D) is an upcoming American disaster-adventure film co-written, produced and directed by Paul W. S. Anderson, the film starsKit Harington, Emily Browning, Carrie-Anne Moss, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jessica Lucas, with Jared Harris, and Kiefer Sutherland.   BOOK  YOUR 2 HOURS TOUR OF POMPEII 

The silver of the House of Menander at Pompeii

A real treasure! The objects displayed in the pictures are the silver found in December of 1930 in the House of Menander, in the double floor of the baths where they had been hidden almost 20 centuries before.  The set is composed of 118 objects including bowls, cups and drinking jugs  (argentum potorium), dishes and trays toContinue reading “The silver of the House of Menander at Pompeii”

Cape Misenum, the Rome foremost military port

According to the mythology Misenum was named after Misenus, a companion of Hector and trumpeter on the Aeneas ship as recounted in Virgil’s poem. Cape Miseno is the headland that marks the northwestern limit of the Gulf of Naples as well as the Bay of Pozzuoli in southern Italy. The cape is directly across fromContinue reading “Cape Misenum, the Rome foremost military port”

The Forum of Pompeii with Emiliano

The forum in Pompeii was a large open space of a rectangular shape, surrounded by political buildings,  temples, markets and porticos. It was an urban center, the main square of the city, home to town’s main civic, commercial and religious institutions. The center of life and interest for its citizens, a bustling crowd that cameContinue reading “The Forum of Pompeii with Emiliano”

A special tour at Pompeii

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”

The Theaters of Pompeii

The two centers of entertainment in Pompeii were the Amphitheater, located in the eastern part of the city, and the Theaters located further west, near Port Stabiana. From the VI century BC. C. Greeks used  natural slopes were used to construct the stands. In Pompeii the neighborhood of the theaters included several important buildings. TheContinue reading “The Theaters of Pompeii”

The eruptions of the Vesuvius in the course of time

Vesuvius has erupted many times since and is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years. Today, it is regarded as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world because of the population of 3,000,000 people living nearby and its tendency towards explosive (Plinian) eruptions. It isContinue reading “The eruptions of the Vesuvius in the course of time”

A tour at Pompeii with a legend of the rock music

The legendary Malcom Young of the ACDC He come the last 25th of August 2013 from London with his lovely family. Very nice and friendly people, have been a pleasure guiding them around the ancient Pompeii. You too must come to visit the most fascinating archaeological site in the world. Book now! http://www.pompeiin.com info@pompeiin.com tel.Continue reading “A tour at Pompeii with a legend of the rock music”

A fashinating tour along the fortifications of the ancient Pompeii.

There were originally twelve towers around the walls of Pompeii; the towers were used for patrolling and for lookout posts. These pictures show the tower of Mercury placed at the end of the Via di Mercurio, the street named after the god as there is a fountain on it with the face of Mercury. StandingContinue reading “A fashinating tour along the fortifications of the ancient Pompeii.”