The ruins of Pompei, Italy

We wandered for an entire afternoon in the archeological village of Pompei, frozen in time for centuries by the Vesuvius volcano eruption. It is a very open site and a unique opportunity to see a Roman village just as it was. Walking on the streets and thinking of those people who had lived, loved, and run through those exact same streets; were they so different? I found the experience very interactive, we walked through the poet’s house, luxury villa, the Roman bath, open air theatre and even shops…the baking oven seemed like a pizza was going to come out of it any time. Continue Reading

Tikal, Guatemala, stepping back into the ancient Mayan civilisation

Now with a brand new blog, and a post that was modestly announced in The Guardian (!!!) it’s about time I start posting some Guatemala photos here! Let’s head then to the spectacular Mayan ruins Continue Reading