Nora Archaeological Park

Nora and tower Sardinia

Mary Novakovich shares her experience of this important and beautiful archaeological site in southwest Sardinia… Photos by Adam Batterbee   Founded by the Phoenicians in the 9th century BC and then ruled from Carthage, Nora became Sardinia’s principal city when the Romans took over in 238BC. Nora’s precarious position on a spit of land made […]


Pompeii is a truly spectacular place, frozen in time for two millennia… There are very few places to visit that are as historically fascinating as the ancient Roman city of Pompeii. The demise of the city and all of its citizens took just 24 hours as Mount Vesuvius erupted with tragic consequences. The inhabitants were […]