Ruins of Pompeii

Statue and pillar seen against a blue sky backdrop in Pompeii

Pompeii: What you’ll see in Pompeii isn’t so much a surprise as it is an adjustment of what you’re envisioning. As much as you want to think you understand the magnitude of the destruction and its unlikely juxtaposition with the contradictory miracle of preservation, you need to walk the streets of Pompeii to “rightsize” your imagination.

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