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December 05, 2009

With towels they fixed pillows to their heads, as protection against the falling stones

The ruins of the ancient Roman city of Pompeii have been added to Google Street View.

Italy's culture ministry says it hopes the move will boost tourism to the site, state news agency Ansa reports. Among the ruins visible on the search engine's free mapping service are the town's statues, temples and theatres.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at December 5, 2009 08:04 AM