A colonnade surrounds a garden of palm trees and bushes in the ruins of the town of Herculaneum, near Naples. Herculaneum dates from before 79 A.D., the year in which nearby Mount Vesuvius erupted, covering the town with a layer of lava and ash, thereby preserving it. Italy, May 1973.
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