Visiting the Ruins of Pompeii, Italy Travel Guide

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Mount Vesuvius and Herculaneum Day Trip in Naples, Italy

Join us as we visit Mount Vesuvius and travel to Herculaneum on a day trip from Pompei, Naples, Italy. GEAR WE USE Panasonic GH5: http://amzn.to/2yqTUyi Canon G7X ii: http://amzn.to/2yqtM6B Rode Video Micro: http://amzn.to/2wTguTM Joby Gorilla Pod: http://amzn.to/1PgoY5F SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro: http://amzn.to/25KEErs SOCIAL MEDIA & TRAVEL BLOGS AUDREY: blog: http://thatbackpacker.com/ instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatbackpacker/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatbackpacker twitter: https://twitter.com/ThatBackpacker SAMUEL: blog: http://nomadicsamuel.com/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nomadicsamuel twitter: https://twitter.com/NomadicSamuel instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nomadicsamuel/ Mount Vesuvius and Herculaneum Day Trip in Naples, Italy Travel Guide Video Transcript: The journey from Pompeii to Herculaneum is a scenic one with Mount Vesuvius to one side and the Bay of Naples to the other. It only took us 20 minutes to get there by train, so if you’re looking for a day trip, it doesn’t get much easier than this one. Just maybe don’t get off in the outskirts of town like we did, but more on that later. Vesuvio's Express is a shuttle service that runs to the top of the volcano, so if you’re expecting a guided tour filled with lots of interesting facts, this isn’t it. That being said, we were perfectly happy to tour the site on our own, and we couldn’t beat the price at 20 Euros per person. The only problem we encountered was that the roads were completely iced over the further we went up the mountain, and at one point the bus just had to give up and let all the passengers off to go the rest of the way on foot. Things got a little easier once we swapped icy paved roads for a dirt trail, though we also had snow to contend with, but we eventually reached the top. I would say one of the coolest things about hiking up to Mount Vesuvius was being able to see that it’s a volcano within a volcano, and while there was no bubbling lava visible to the eye, we could see steam rising from several vents. Our next stop after lunch were the ruins of Herculaneum, an ancient Roman town that was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius. While Pompeii was covered in ash, Herculaneum was hit by the pyroclastic flow that followed the explosion of 79 AD, which also led to its preservation. What at first glance appears to be a moat, is Herculaneum’s ancient shoreline. Here we were met with the aftermath of the explosion: a row of old boat houses, each of them filled with the skeleton remains of those who did not escape during the first day of the eruption. This is part of our Travel in Italy video series showcasing Italian food, Italian culture and Italian cuisine. Music via YouTube: Chicago, Golden

Day Trip to Sorrento, Italy Travel Guide

Join us for a day trip to Sorrento, Italy in this this travel guide as we visit for the day from Pompei. Highlights of our trip to Sorrento, Italy include wandering around the streets, popping into cafes, visiting fishing villages, eating seafood pizza at a pizzeria and drinking local limoncello. GEAR WE USE Panasonic GH5: http://amzn.to/2yqTUyi Canon G7X ii: http://amzn.to/2yqtM6B Rode Video Micro: http://amzn.to/2wTguTM Joby Gorilla Pod: http://amzn.to/1PgoY5F SanDisk 16GB Extreme Pro: http://amzn.to/25KEErs SOCIAL MEDIA & TRAVEL BLOGS AUDREY: blog: http://thatbackpacker.com/ instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thatbackpacker/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thatbackpacker twitter: https://twitter.com/ThatBackpacker SAMUEL: blog: http://nomadicsamuel.com/ facebook: https://www.facebook.com/nomadicsamuel twitter: https://twitter.com/NomadicSamuel instagram: https://www.instagram.com/nomadicsamuel/ Day Trip to Sorrento, Italy Travel Guide Video Transcript: Considered the official start of the Amalfi Coast, the cliff-perched town of Sorrento makes for a quick and easy day trip. We caught the train in Pompei at Villa dei Misteri and took the Circumvesuviana line all the way down the coast. Our plan for the day? To eat and wander around without much of an itinerary. Since we were visiting just before the holidays, the streets were decked out with all sorts of Christmas decorations. We befriended a few dogs along the way, and then we found a spot to indulge in coffees and pastries. After walking through the town, we started making our way down to the waterfront, more specifically, to Marina Grande. This harbour is line with pastel-coloured buildings, boats bobbing in the water, and lots of seafood restaurants. After walking the length of the marina and browsing through menus, we finally settled on a restaurant for lunch: Zi’Ntonio Mare. Making our way back to town, we also attempted to visit Sorrento Cathedral, but we arrived outside of opening hours so here’s a quick look from the exterior. From there, we continued down some of Sorrento’s pedestrian-friendly side streets, which were lined with small shops and outdoor produce stalls. Limoncello seemed to be by far the most popular souvenir, so if you’re looking for a taste of the famed lemon liqueur, this is a good place to stock up! Our last stop of the day were the Cloisters of San Francis, where there was a small art exhibition taking place. These cloisters are also located in small park with great views of the coastline and the Mediterranean Sea, so we enjoyed the views one last time and then it was time to head back. This is part of our Travel in Italy video series showcasing Italian food, Italian culture and Italian cuisine. Music by Mic-Keys via SoundCloud: goo.gl/ST7XEo

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Visiting Pompeii Italy: Video Travel & Pompeii Facts

Do you want to visit Pompeii Italy and learn some Pompeii facts with me? Join along with my friend Andrea in this travel video to the lost ancient city as we journey via train from Naples to Pompeii. Pompeii facts are flowing in this fun adventure to the city of ruins, which was destroyed by Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD. As in most of my travel videos, there is also some yoga, as yoga should definitely be practiced while one is visiting Pompeii Italy. Iron Horse - Distressed by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1100735 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ Don’t miss the closely related travel video: Visiting Mount Vesuvius: https://youtu.be/cNz09p8t9Go Visit my blog AMae.TV for details and links on the the all things happening in my exciting world travel videos. ✈︎ Travel Channel Trailer: https://youtu.be/-KjTomObyE8 ✈︎ SUBSCRIBE to this YouTube channel & watch all my TRAVEL videos from Europe, Asia, The Middle East, & the USA! My Travel BLOG ~ AMae.TV ❤️ Follow On Instagram @AMaeTV ❤️ Follow On Twitter @AMaeTV ❤️ WORLD TRAVEL VIDEOS: ▶︎Italy Travel Video: Naples to Sorrento & Positano- A Vespa Adventure :https://youtu.be/izm-bwzHUpA ▶︎Italy Travel Video- Top 10 Things To Do In Naples, Italy: https://youtu.be/MiVGVveNX_o ▶︎Italy Travel Video- Visiting Mount Vesuvius: Video Travel Tour : https://youtu.be/cNz09p8t9Go ▶︎USA Travel Video- Camden Yards & Baltimore Orioles Baseball ⚾︎ https://youtu.be/3u5dbeo3qHw ▶︎UAE Travel Video- Top 10 Things To Do In Dubai: https://youtu.be/jBS4fNEDd-Q ▶︎San Diego Travel Video- Kayaking on Coronado Island: https://youtu.be/H5YjQBUgaTg ▶︎San Diego Travel Video- Empire Of The Sun CRSSD Fest: https://youtu.be/DMwbjQ8AqIg ▶︎Florida Travel Video- South Florida’s Anna Maria Island & Siesta Key http://youtu.be/0U5qM9n4OWI ▶︎Singapore Travel Video- River Boat Ride & Maria Bay Sands Light Show http://youtu.be/vko7nMAdtMA ▶︎Singapore Travel Video- Markets in China Town http://youtu.be/ebes6WSWuB0 ▶︎Indonesia Travel Video - Jakarta http://youtu.be/9tCdqdb_sa0 ▶︎Indonesia Travel Video- Bali http://youtu.be/nkgcuQ4VGt0 ▶︎Dubai Travel Video- Arabian Desert Safari with Camels and Belly Dancing http://youtu.be/82Ig6GwE1V4 ▶︎Dubai Travel Video- Shopping in Dubai’s Gold Souk http://youtu.be/2Q0aDuWctiI ▶︎Dubai Travel Video- Tour of Dubai http://youtu.be/XQh9b7a8Dqw ▶︎Las Vegas Travel Video- Life is Beautiful Festival http://youtu.be/8CbNy8b2P-U ▶︎Paris Travel Video- The Eiffel Tower http://youtu.be/YFeM4r9jvNA ▶︎Paris Travel Video- The Gravesite of Jim Morrison http://youtu.be/YgNoPCBFNg4 ▶︎Italy Travel Video- The Island of Capri http://bit.ly/1aLAatp ▶︎Italy Travel Video- Tuscany and Siena http://youtu.be/m7KBRBEOIw0 ▶︎Italy Travel Video- Tuscany and San Gimignano http://youtu.be/kvBm8D9q7lU ▶︎Italy Travel Video- Florence http://bit.ly/1FXhGPS Enjoy! ☀️ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Watch: "Top 10 Things To Do In Dublin" ➨ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuCNh8U4G1I -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-

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Travel video about destination Pompeii in Italy. On August 24th in 79 A.D. a massive volcanic eruption destroyed the Roman city of Pompeii when millions of tons of lava instantly petrified the bodies of 2000 of its inhabitants. Pompeii is the incarnation of a civilization that was destroyed by this natural disaster. Some of its underground corridors were accidentally discovered in 1594 but serious scientific excavation did not begin until the 18th century. Even today, more than one third of the city remains concealed beneath volcanic rock. Because of the airtight conditions beneath the lava, Pompeii is the most well preserved ancient city in the world with perfectly preserved streets and buildings that provide detailed information of the former living conditions, trade, commerce and art of Roman times. The lively city attempted to compete with Rome and offered its visitors and guests abundant luxury and diverse entertainments and the interiors of the buildings with their magnificent reliefs indicate the wealth and high living standards of Pompeii's elite.

Join us as we visit the Ruins of Pompeii, Italy in this travel guide covering this ancient Roman city near modern Naples, in the Campania region of Italy, in the territory of what is now the comune of Pompei. Pompeii was destroyed by volcanic ash and pumice during the eruption of Mount Vesuvius back in AD 79. After thoroughly exploring the pompeii ruins we head into modern Pompei city to visit more attractions and eat pizza at our favorite pizzeria.

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Visiting the Ruins of Pompeii, Italy Travel Guide Transcript:

While many travellers visit Pompeii on a day trip, we chose to base ourselves here for a few days. The main draw, of course, were the ruins of Pompeii, an ancient Roman city that was buried under ash and pumice when Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. We spent half a day walking through the world's largest excavation and archaeological site, and what follows it our mini travel guide.

Our first stop inside the complex was the Amphitheatre of Pompeii. Built around 70 BC, this is the oldest surviving Roman amphitheatre to have been built of stone; for comparison the Colosseum in Rome wouldn’t come into existence for another century. We toured the grounds and also checked out the music exhibit on site, because it turns out a lot of bands have played here over the years!

After visiting the amphitheatre which is on the very east end, we started making our way into the city. The streets were cobbled and all along there were rows of houses and villas, many of them with impressive frescoes that tell the tale of a wealthy city with lavish homes.

One of the reasons Pompeii is so well preserved is because it was buried quickly by volcanic ash and pumice, plus the lack of air and moisture also allowed for the buried artifacts to be extremely well preserved. Stepping into the homes is like stepping into the past; you can still see the elaborate mosaic floors and vibrant frescoes frozen in time.

Continuing our walk through Pompeii, we eventually reached the Forum. This square would have been the centre of life for locals with temples, municipal buildings, and markets. The statue of the centaur, half-man half-horse, is a focal point, as is the view of Mount Vesuvius looking down on the ruins.

To finish off our visit of Pompeii, we walked along the southern edge of the ruined city where we saw the casts of the victims of Vesuvius. When archaeological teams began excavating Pompeii, they noticed there were large voids in the compacted ash whenever they were digging around bones. By pouring plaster into the spaces, they were able to capture the final poses of the residents’ last moments in the city.

One of the best discoveries of our time in Pompeii was Pizzeria Alleria, we stumbled here soaking wet on our first night in the city and we just couldn’t stay away after that. Here’s what the fuss is all about.

After that, we ended up getting a second Margherita pizza - the first one was just too tasty! - and then we also ordered the Nutella cheesecake, which was just as decadent as it looks.

We started our do-it-yourself tour of modern Pompei at Piazza Bartolo Longo, a beautiful plaza lined with palm trees right in the heart of the city. Standing in the square, it’s impossible to miss the Shrine of the Virgin of the Rosary of Pompei, where once you step you are greeted with painted domes and golden ceilings. And then from there, we went to the top of the bell tower for a 360-degree views of the city.

This is part of our Travel in Italy video series showcasing Italian food, Italian culture and Italian cuisine.

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