Tag Archives: Ruins

Valley of the Temples, Agrigento

The Valley of the Temples, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest archaeological site in the world, almost 3,000 acres.   It is the site of an ancient city, Akragas, once the fourth largest city in the known world.  There … Continue reading

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Pompeii

Once our week in Rome was over we headed to Civitavecchia, Rome’s port, and boarded the MS Maasdam, a Holland America ship, for a cruise that would eventually take us back to the U.S.  Our first stop, just down the … Continue reading

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