Studio83 B&B Pompei
Travel Blogs from Pompei
... noticed that there were no other boats on the stretch that had been teeming with ships on the way out. We found out later that they had even suspended ferry service that afternoon. On the plus side though, I did see a dolphin jump completely out of the water during the chaos. At first I thought it might have been a near death hallucination but then I saw him again and I'm fairly certain he was real.
As we rounded the final corner into the calm water of Sorrento ...
... about 20,000 people and had been settled in about 600BC. The Romans took it over in about 100BC but the town planning and facilities had actually been developed by Greeks. When the Romans took over, they continued to develop the city using the Greek ideas and building techniques, only changing the language to latin. Clever people were those early Greeks. The city was covered by volcanic ash over a period of three days and all the people perished, either ...
... have to sacrifice for those damn kids..... Thought about just going on my own, but really I thought the city was semi-sketchy... Probably shouldn't go wandering around on my own. So we got back to the boat, grabbed some lunch, and the boys and mark rested in the room, while i sat in the adult area and read my book. We then delivered the rest of the fish extender gifts, and got ready for dinner! It was pirate night and luckily we got pirate bandanas as well as some cute stuff in ...
... at the Pompei station we were able to store our luggage (much cheaper than in Milan) and we headed to the ruins.
There were lots of people trying to offer us guided tours but we just didn’t have enough time. We opted to use Rick’s audio tour on my iPod but it was hard to follow. There isn’t much signage at Pompei. It was interesting but we were expecting more of the casts of the bodies (morbid I know) to be throughout the whole place, like ...
... the crowds of people make touring tiring and exhausting, but worth every minute of walking with body to body crowds. The Coloseum is a monument to Roman engineering.
All this happened on the first full day in Rome. Finally, went to bed at 10 am, targeting to wake
at 5 am, breakfast at 6:30, back to Vatican this morning, to see Sistene chapel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility