Experiencing Pompeii and the power of Mt. Vesuvius

Seeing Pompeii was a must for Magpie.  We had read about them, so experiencing was the next step.  It is always very interesting to see the sites from other people’s interpretations whether it be music, stories or art.

Naples was the base camp for us. As it turned out, we were walking distance to the train station and market.  Unfortunately for us, the apartment was on the top floor, 6th, with no elevators.  It was  a square staircase that opened into a communal courtyard.  It was a great location and quite safe.

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