The Sleeping Danger That Is Mount Vesuvius

Mount Vesuvius is silent, but dangerous. One can’t miss it, standing at the main square of Pompeii, the ancient city that is now a popular attraction because the presently quiet volcano erupted back in AD 79 covering Pompeii with ashes and stone, suffocating its residents with volcanic gas.It is considered one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world for its tendency for explosive and violent eruptions, and the 3 million people that it would displace or injure should it erupt the same way it did in AD 79.The danger does not dissuade tourists, like me, to lay eyes on the ancient ruins of a thriving city it killed with fury.

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About Dee Gilbert

I am one half of a couple who loves to travel; the half who likes to write and share travel experiences. Reading about travelers' experiences inspire me more to see the world. So, I thought, perhaps in my own little way I could inspire others, too. :)
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