Tag: roman history

  • Pompeii


    Haunting. Tragic. Inspiring. What can anyone write about Pompeii that has not been written before? The Roman city fell victim to the Mount Vesuvius. Mother Nature claimed the city one evening burying the ancient metropolis under levels of deadly ash almost 2000 years ago. Visiting the site 2 times in August. I admit, Pompeii stirs […]

  • What Happens in Baia, Stays in Baia

    What Happens in Baia, Stays in Baia

    The saying, “What Happened in Baia Stayed in Baia”. It was once one of the most important ports in the western world. Connected to the capital, Baia and the connected water way supplied Rome with the riches from the empire.  The city’s reputation: decadent, hedonistic, the seeking of all pleasures. The extensive bathes provided a […]