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Private Tour: High Road to Taos from Santa Fe
"Heading out of Santa Fe and taking the High Road to Taos the first stop is in the village of Chimayo. After a series of supernatural events word began to spread about the mysterious occurrences there and before long a small church was built where the crucifix was originally found. From that time until now miraculous healings have been reported by countless visitors to that little church and the magical little town by the Santa Cruz River known as Chimayo (chee-my-oh). Now known as the ""Lourdes of the Southwest""
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Private Excursion to Pompeii and Mt. Vesuvius from Sorrento
"Departure in the morning by private and comfortable car for a tour of Pompeii and Vesuvius with an English speaking driver. The city of Pompeii was destroyed by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79 AD and forgotten for hundreds of years under layer of as this UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the most popular tourist attractions of Italy. It is a journey in to the past. You will discover through a walk among the excavations the moments that preceded the tragic explosion. You can experience the life in ancient times public and above all private. The most surprising aspect is in fact the high number of homes and villas in which the bottles glassware furnishings
From EUR250.00
 
Private Tour: Pompeii Rail Tour from Sorrento with Family Tour Option
"Meet your private guide at Sorrento train station and set out on your private morning or afternoon trip.At the station catch the train to Pompeii (own expense) and admire the Bay of Naples as your guide shares tales about the Roman town and how it lay buried under ash for centuries after the devastating eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79 AD.After a roughly 30-minute journ leave the train and walk to the Pompeii site entrance. Head inside (own expense) with your guide and enjoy a walking tour of the highlights.As you stroll listen avidly as your guide describes the rituals of daily life here and how 20000 of Pompeii’s citizens perished in the eruption. As this is a private tour talk to your guide about seeing more or less of any sites so they can tailor the itinerary to your particular interests.Walk down the well-preserved streets
From EUR43.00

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Life in a "dead city"

Calling Serjilla a "dead city" is perhaps incorrect. Not only is it merely a village, but it is also inhabited. The attached photo shows the hanging laundry of a family of squatters who have taken...
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Serjilla's Byzantine Symbols

Serjilla's buildings are decorated with the typical circular Byzantine symbols of the 4th and 5th century AD. These symbols are found at other 'dead cities' of the region, and have survived in...
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The Church

A church lies to the east of the Andron and probably dates from late 4th century. It has a triple nave in the interior, but has not survived well over the years. A section of the church lies in piles...
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The Andron

One of Serjilla's most striking buildings, the Andron was a men's meeting place, a tavern of some sort. The building is located just east of the bathhouse and is astonishingly well preserved having...
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Eastern Mansion

East of the bath house, up a hill is Serjilla's best preserved mansion. The entire house is intact with the exception of its roof and floor. Though an arch that used to support the ceiling has...
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Western Houses

Adjacent to Serjilla's modern car park, the first building on the right hand side as you enter the ruins is a house or villa. It is among a cluster of houses at the western end of the village....
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Serjilla

Built in a basin amid rocky, grassy hills, Serjilla has some of the best preserved buildings of any 'dead city' of north-western Syria. True to every guidebook's description, Serjilla is an eerie...
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The Olive Press

In Byzantine times, this region depended largely on the production of olives and olive oil. Serjilla had an olive oil press where olive oil was produced. The attached photo shows details of the olive...
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South-East Villa

The southeastern end of Serjilla has a small cluster of villas/mansions. The most striking is the one shown in the attached photo, which is similar in architecture as the Andron. Its façade has a...
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The Baths

Past the necropolis and down a curved downhill path one first comes across two well-preserved buildings (south-east of the necropolis). The building on the left hand side was the town's bathhouse....
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Necropolis

As you enter Serjilla, you will notice a few stone tombs on the left hand side. This is where the village's necropolis was located. The attached photo shows a sarcophagus with typical carved Byzantine...
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Ruins of Serjilla

The only thing you need to do is let your mind roam and imagine what the citizens of this town did on a daily basis. Once yeilding grapes, olives, and other produce, Serjilla was once a pretty...
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Arch

I found it really amazing that an arch could have survived such a long time and not have colapsed. And not just one either, I saw at least two arches still standing.Just don't kick out the centre...
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Ruins

Many of the ruins at Serjilla are really spectacularily preserved, and certainly don't look as old as they actually are. It almost looks like you could just slap on a new roof and it would be good as...
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