Category Archaeology

  • Mithraeum of Capua: Underground Campania

    An unassuming red brick building marks the entrance to a very special underground place in Italy, the second century AD Mithraeum, or, as the Italians say, Mitreo. If you are a fan of going underground to strange places, the Mithraeum of Capua is a great place to start.

  • Agrigento: The Splendor of Sicily in Springtime

    The Greek Temples in Agrigento aren’t just more ruins to trudge through. You can really enjoy them in the springtime as you stroll through olive groves and wildflowers to discover the layers of culture expressions that exist in this little corner of southern Sicily.