The Houses of Pompeii


In the ruins of Pompeii there are a range of structures from the small dwellings of its poorer residents to the massive houses of the wealthy.  Amazingly the detailed decorations of the houses – fine mosaic flooring and fresco interior walls – remained intact after the eruption.  These few photos don’t really do justice to…

Wrapping Up Wales


Museum Day The National Museum Cardiff, part of the National Museum Wales “network”, has a rather nice set of exhibits in the areas of art, natural history and human history.  We managed to stroll through just about all of the rooms, though we spent the most time in certain areas.  Since admission is free, it’s…