Day 4, 5, 6 – Napoli to Roma

The air outside my window is buzzing with the sounds of a modern city. A dog barks somewhere far off, and someone walks down the hall outside my room. I have to remind myself that this city is thousands of years old, and some of the most iconic structures in the world are a mereContinue reading “Day 4, 5, 6 – Napoli to Roma”

Day 3 – Pompeii Scavi

Today, Cara and I went to Pompeii, the ancient Roman settlement buried by 6 meters of ash following the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius in 79AD. The visit started with an interesting ride on the Cirumvesuviana train line to Sorrento. The train was an older one, covered in graffiti and packed to the walls. We alsoContinue reading “Day 3 – Pompeii Scavi”