Cellini was evil
Having run “short” in Naples, we got to the famous Pompeii. Now it is an archaeological park-museum under the open sky, protected by UNESCO, and in deep antiquity it is a thriving metropolis and a large port of the Roman Empire.
By the time of the most powerful eruption in the year 79 (100 thousand Hiroshim!), Vesuvius “was silent” for about 2 thousand years. Earthquakes, of course, were: from the latter, in the year 62, Pompeii suffered significantly and did not fully recover. Continue reading
Florence is such a multifaceted city that there is nothing to try to illuminate all its facets: as in a diamond, there are many of them, and each one is beautiful and perfect.
Its place in modern Italy is the cultural capital of world importance and, on a par with Rome and Milan, is the capital of fashion. Continue reading
The Uffizi Gallery in Florence is the most important gift from the Medici family: from the initiative of building a palace of 50 rooms to filling them with its stunning collection of paintings and sculptures. And immediately after opening in the 16th century, it became available for inspection. Continue reading