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Mary Lennox lives with her rich parents in India. No one has ever really cared for her; hardly anyone knows she is even there. One day a cholera epidemic breaks out and nearly everyone dies. Mary hides in the nursery and when she wakes up the next morning, there is no one left. She is sent to England where her uncle, Archibald Craven, lives. A woman called Medlock is sent to take her to the manor. Normally the 500 year old Misselthwaite Manor on the Yorkshire moors isn’t a place for a child to grow up. There are about a thousand rooms, hundreds locked, so no one can go in. There is a big mystery about a secret garden that had been locked up ten years ago. A young housemaid called Martha has to look after Mary. First Mary doesn’t like her much, but because Martha is so nice and funny she soon starts liking her. Martha gives her a skipping rope, so Mary can play in the many gardens of Misslethwaite Manor. In the gardens she meets Ben Weatherstaff, an old gardener, and his robin. The robin becomes Mary’s first friend. He shows her the key to the secret garden and also the door hidden under thick ivy. As soon as she enters the garden, it becomes her own little mystic world. One day she hears cries and looks for the person (It isn’t th e first time she has heard it, but every time she wanted to look somebody stopped her and gave her some explanation). In a room behind a tapestry she finds a boy, Colin Craven, her cousin. He can’t walk nor stand up, and everybody thinks that he’s going to die. His father has never wanted to see him because he’s so different from his dead mother. With Dickon, Martha’s brother, and Mary he goes into the secret garden in a kind of a wheel chair, and learns to walk. They all say it’s “Magic” that made all thes e wonders possible: Colin’s walking, Mary’s change into a nice girl and her joy in the secret garden.

Pompeii was a city of Ancient Rome, located near modern Naples and other smaller venues in the region of Campania, near the modern city of Naples and situated around the bay of the same name in the province of Naples. Weather: 19 ° C, wind S at 8 km / h, 68% humidity Local time: Wednesday 18:15 Attractions: Mount Vesuvius, Villa of the Mysteries, House of the Vettii, House of the Faun, Amphitheatre of Pompeii, Temple of Apollo, Temple of Jupiter, House of Loreius Tiburtinus, House of the Tragic Poet, House of Menander, House of the surgeon.

It is believed that the city was founded by the Oscans in the seventh century BC, and over the years became a rich city, full of palaces, monuments and gardens. Pompeii enjoyed great prosperity when in 62 suffered a major earthquake that severely damaged the city. While still continuing reconstruction efforts, in 79 there would be a tragic event that marked the course of the history of the city. One morning the volcano Vesuvius awoke with great force, burying the city under ashes completely. The city lay forgotten until it was rediscovered in the sixteenth century. Excavations began in 1748 and have since been unearthed more than 45 hectares of land.

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