Italy 2013: Pompeii Ruins

Pompeii was a Roman city that was completely covered in volcanic ash when Mount Vesuvius erupted in 79 AD. The city was excavated and can now be toured in its entirety. It’s amazing what still stands today. Mosaic floors and painted walls have been preserved wonderfully in the past 2,000 […]

Cimitero delle Fontanelle

Tonight and tomorrow Mexicans and Mexican-Americans celebrate Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Two years ago I celebrated on my blog by honoring deceased family members of mine. Last year I was in Texas and was able to celebrate in person, which I wrote about here. This […]