Posts Tagged ‘italy’

Visit Pompeii from your Desktop

December 5, 2009

Google TrikeThanks to Trike, Google’s Streetview camera bike, you can now strawl through Pompeii, the ancient Roman city near Naples. Pompeii was buried under 20 meters of volcano waste during an eruption of the Vesuvius in 79 BC. The lost town was only rediscovered in 1748. Its excavation has provided detailed insight into the life of a city at the height of the Roman Empire. You can now visit Pompeii from your laptop and evade running into the  2,5 annual tourists.

Source: Welingelichte Kringen.