Ye olde travel guide: Pompeii 79 Ad

Ray Laurence offers his tips to visitors planning a trip to the Roman city of Pompeii in a year when nothing unusual is expected to occur

Illustration by Jonty Clark

This article was first published in the December 2011 issue of BBC History Magazine

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