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1 FemNaziBitch  Sat, Jan 5, 2013 5:00:51pm

WOW!

2 Achilles Tang  Sat, Jan 5, 2013 5:43:00pm

I saw Pompeii many years ago when one could wander around as one wished. That was a village then...

3 sffilk  Sat, Jan 5, 2013 6:27:59pm

FANTASTIC!!!

4 Bob Dillon  Sat, Jan 5, 2013 6:57:11pm

re: #2 Achilles Tang

Did the same with a group of buddies back in '62 then went up to the top of Vesuvius.

5 Achilles Tang  Sat, Jan 5, 2013 7:04:12pm

re: #4 Bob Dillon

Did the same with a group of buddies back in '62 then went up to the top of Vesuvius.

I think mine was about the same year, give one or two. Memory is not what it was, but I didn't do the hike, so you have that on me.

6 watching you tiny alien kittens are  Sat, Jan 5, 2013 7:15:27pm

Just imagine the loss of life and property damage it will do when it next erupts, look at all the development around it now. I certainly hope it gives people plenty of warning to get away before it blows its top so we don't see another Pompeii. :(

Oh yeah, and good luck on them getting any seismologists to predict whether or not it will have a major eruption if it starts acting up. Not after the Italians sentenced those six scientists and the one bureaucrat to prison for failing to predict that last earthquake (Link). If I were a scientist and they asked me anything I would simply give them a Gallic shrug while keeping my mouth firmly shut.

7 Bob Dillon  Sat, Jan 5, 2013 8:00:52pm

re: #5 Achilles Tang

I think mine was about the same year, give one or two. Memory is not what it was, but I didn't do the hike, so you have that on me.

Well, we sure did not hike all the way! [Link: www.portanapoli.com...]

Transportation from the U.S. was provided by Mine Division 43, part of an Amphibious Assult Group out of Little Creek, VA. Took us ~30 days to cross the Atlantic.

8 Achilles Tang  Sun, Jan 6, 2013 6:12:48am

re: #7 Bob Dillon

So I'm guessing you are 2 or 3 years older than me at 67.


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