National Geographic : 1928 Apr
MAN AND NATURE PAINT ITALIAN SCENES IN PRODIGAL COLORS VULCAN'S POT IS EVER BOILING Until the terrible tragedy of A. D. 79, when Pompeii and Herculaneum were destroyed, Vesuvius was not known to be an active volcano. Since the great eruption of 1631 the cone has seldom been without its rising steam, and often has wrought destruction to neighboring towns. ROSES OF THE ITALIAN RIVIERA Bordighera's vales are famous for roses. Palm groves, which supply many cities with branches for Palm Sunday and for the Feast of the Tabernacles, have supplanted olive groves in this vicinity.