Yesterday morning, we left Naples to head to the an area along the coast of Italy known as Cinque Terre. This is the name given to five villages that are nestled in the cliffs along the sea. It took 8 hours, 3 trains rides, running through a train station, and lugging our suitcases up and down stairs. Halfway through the trip, I wondered to myself is this all worth it? And then I saw it: the breathtaking views of the most beautiful pace I had ever seen.
Today, my sister and I visited the ruins of the hidden city of Pompeii. I love history and love visiting historical sites like Pompeii.
Pompeii was a bustling city that existed up until 79 A.D when Mount Vesuvius erupted and the city was covered in about 20 feet of ash. The city was pretty well preserved and a good portion of the city is still undiscovered and archeologists are still digging. My sister and I really enjoyed seeing the city and all the buildings, homes, and artwork. It really felt like we were stepping back in time.