Photos, day 5, Mediterranean Cruise 2022.

These photos were all taken on day 5 of my Mediterranean Cruise in 2022 when the ship docked at Naples & I went on an escorted tour of Pompeii.

Read about my trip to Pompeii.

Naples Port
Naples Port

Me, Alan Morris, on the veranda of my cabin on the Costa Toscana in Port at Naples, Italy.

Breakfast
Breakfast

My breakfast onboard the Costa Toscana before I left to visit Pompeii.

Port of Naples
Port of Naples

A view of Naples from onboard the Costa Toscana in the port.

Alan Morris
Alan Morris

Me, Alan Morris, in a theatre in Pompeii.

Reception room
Reception room

The reception room of a merchant's home in Pompeii.

Pompeii Street
Pompeii Street

One of the many steep stone streets in Pompeii. The high curbs allowed the sewage to run down the streets as there was no other drainage. There are stepping stones across the streets to help people who lived there cross the street without standing in the effluent.

Body cast
Body cast

A cast of a body in Pompeii. This cast is in the position the person died in, in the home the body was found in.

Bath house
Bath house

This is where the bath house for men was in Pompeii. Women had to bath elsewhere.

Prostitutes bed
Prostitutes bed

This is the bedroom of a prostitute in Pompeii with a stone bed. The two stones on the right of their bed were used as a pillow.

Lupanare or brothel
Lupanare or brothel

This sign shows that this building was a Lupanare or brothel in Pompeii.

Brothel mural.
Brothel mural.

There are many of these murals in the Lupanare in Pompeii. Each one advertises the service you can get in each room of the brothel. This was done because of the many different languages that could be spoken by sailors coming into port.

Training area
Training area

This square in Pompeii was used for ordinary men, to learn & train in fighting skills.

Shop
Shop

This building in Pompeii was used as a food shop & whatever food they were selling would be sold from the urns at the front of the shop.

Body casts
Body casts

Three casts are of the bodies of people who died due to the eruption of Mount Vesuvius near Pompeii. These casts are in the museum at Pompeii.

Merchants home
Merchants home

This home would have been owned by a merchant as it had a large room at the front to enable the merchant to speak to his customers. It also had multiple rooms built around a courtyard & garden. 

Pompeii Street
Pompeii Street

One of the main streets that runs through Pompeii.

Courtyard
Courtyard

The courtyard garden in a Merchant´s home in Pompeii.

Pompeii Street
Pompeii Street

This large street in Pompeii led to the Forum.

Stone Penis
Stone Penis

This large stone Penis in the road was used to point sailors in the direction of the brothel in Pompeii.

Penis sign
Penis sign

This stone penis on the wall points the way to the brothel in Pompeii.

 
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