Bill Thompson is the author of 12 novels and travels extensively around the world visiting sites such as Machu Picchu, Stonehenge, Avebury, Egypt, Petra and many ancient Olmec, Aztec and Maya cities in Mexico, Belize and Guatemala.
At precisely one in the afternoon on August 24, 79 A.D., near present-day Naples, Italy, Mount Vesuvius erupted with a fury that blew two-thirds of the mountain away. Strong winds carried massive clouds of volcanic...
Story and photos by Bill Thompson I’m a great fan of the ancient cities of the Maya and I’ve visited many of them in Mexico, Belize, Guatemala and Honduras. Some - Chichen Itza, Tikal and Copan,...