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Exploring Pompeii


I’ve always had a romantic fascination with Pompeii, duly brought on by Hollywood’s depiction of doomed and tragic lovers trying to escape the inevitable end. So of course a highlight of any trip to Italy would have to be a visit to the ruins… some of the best preserved in the world. We did a tour as part of a ...

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Ephesus: A City to Rival Rome

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One of my favourite places in Turkey was the ancient city of Epehesus – well their ruins at least. We were about a third of the way through our extended travels with Italy and Rome still to come.  So I was kind of blown away to come across ruins that would rival those of Rome in everyway. But not only ...

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