Tag Archives: Herculaneum

Public bathing in Roman “Suburbia”…

A very quick one tonight – it’s past my bedtime.  We started in Region 2 today, ending up in the House of Venus on the Half-Shell, or Venere in Bikini.  Lots of nice, square dining rooms in there.  We left … Continue reading

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Lares, Spirits, Genius!

If you visit well preserved ancient Roman sites such as Pompeii, Herculaneum or Stabiae (to name a few) you will quickly notice one particular element shared in common by nearly  every house and business space.  It is even found on … Continue reading

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ERCOLANO!!

Lyn and I discovered that the new “virtual museum” in Ercolano actually IS open for business and well worth the 7 Euro admission price. There are several, very well done, interactive exhibits throughout the museum, all relating to the archaeological finds in the Vesuvian area.
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Scala!!

Yesterday I got hit in the head with a lemon. This after climbing thousands of stairs to a path overlooking the sea… Continue reading

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