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3 Active Volcanoes in Italy

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Most people don’t think of volcanoes when they think of Italy, but believe it or not, Italy is the only European country with active volcanoes! With over twelve volcanoes, it’s home to some of the most dangerous in the entire world. The three main active volcanoes in Italy are Etna,… Read More

11 Pompeii Highlights

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Pompeii was a city near what is now Naples. Archaeologists believe it was originally founded in the 7th or 6th century BC. It was destroyed in 79 AD when the volcano, Mt. Vesuvius, erupted. Tons of volcanic ash buried the city, and it was lost for 1500 years. In 1599,… Read More