An important eyewitness account by Pliny the Younger (A.D. 61-113) offers us a glimpse of that fateful day in A.D. 79 when the eruption of Mount Vesuvius buried an entire town and most of its inhabitants. Pliny, whose uncle died in the disaster, vividly describes sheets of fire and enormous pumice stones raining down from the volcano as well as people running desperately towards the sea, terrified for their lives.
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Montana, the fourth largest state in the U.S., offers almost 28 million acres of public lands, almost 30 percent of the state’s total acreage, and is home to seven State Forests and 53 State Parks. So let's go! If you haven’t been to Montana yet, stop whatever you’re doing and book a flight right now. After spending a few weeks road tripping in this wilderness haven, I’m telling you what – I’m smitten! The mountains, the lakes, the wildlife around every corner. Sigh. Is it too soon to go back?