Would UNESCO allow this kind of traffic through the Valley of the Kings in Egypt or through the middle of Pompeii?
Pompeii is at risk of becoming a wasteland as its ruins disintegrate to dust due to lack of maintenance.
Husks of homes, some of them choked in jungular vines, furnish a tropical Pompeii for viewers on the disaster bus tours.
Roman town buried by volcanic eruption 79 C.E., excavated beginning in 1755; the name is from Oscan pompe "five," in reference to its five districts. Related: Pompeian.