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Sorrento: Pompeii and Amalfi

A travel blog entry by faerenuff


Probably not a good idea to be heading to a seaside resort on a Friday afternoon. There were a few more sports cars on the Autostrade than usual and a little more lane weaving at 160km/hour. Only one accident though. Once we turned off to Naples, the driving got interesting. To get to our cliffside hotel (with wonderful views of the Bay of Naples) involved miles of coastal contortions and endless township traffic (1 lane each way and very little shoulder. No ...

Rome to Sorrento

A travel blog entry by funinitaly


... after we were given the wrong directions by a well-meaning older Italian gentleman who spoke no English! After about 10 minutes, we found our way out of the park and walked and walked and walked – we reckon it was around 5-6 kms – on cobblestone streets – back to the B&B. We saw a group of young gypsy girls with a fake baby along the way, but didn’t fall prey to their trickery, thank goodness.

We found a ...

On the road again...

A travel blog entry by wendy2007


... encourage him, he was from the Milan area if I remember correctly. As I walked away I thought about the fact that he was preaching in the footsteps of Paul in Rome, just 2,000 years later.

I really don't remember it being so crowded before, made my way past the Palatine, Colosseum, the Arch of Constantine, the Forum, the "Wedding Cake" (tomb of the unknown soldier and eternal flame) walked up the stairs of this for the first time, they have two armed guards up there, ...

Sicily and the Amalfi Coast

A travel blog entry by k_tworldtravels


... karma will catch up with them someday.

Upon arrival in Sorrento, it immediately felt like we were in a new world. We hadn't booked any accommodation but figured it wouldn't be too challenging to find something in such a touristy town. We walked well over 45 minutes and checked almost a dozen places that were "full", which we concluded actually means certain hotels don't want backpackers muddying up their image. We finally found a room for just one night where the ...

Last Big Weekend-- Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast

A travel blog entry by gretchenart


... history of catering for visitors, with two former monasteries being converted to hotels at a relatively early date, the Luna Convento in the second decade of the 19th century and the Cappuccini Convento in the 1880s. Celebrated visitors to Amalfi included the composer Richard Wagner and the playwright Henrik Ibsen, both of whom completed works whilst staying in Amalfi.

Amalfi occupied a high position in medieval architecture; its cathedral of Sant'Andrea (Saint Andrew, ...

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