THIS ONE - It would be easy to spend several weeks in the Eternal City and still not experience all of the history, culture, and food this balmy capital city has to offer. With so much to see (and so few vacation days!), planning a trip can quickly become
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.
A latrine from the Baths of Caracalla in Rome, shaped like a chariot. It is very similar to the Greek chair in shape with the high back and sloping arms, however it is has the chariot wheels and serves as a latrine. Both chairs are also made of marble.
Erupting Mount Vesuvius: Combining History with Science