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... we got there alright and met our local guide before boarding the ferry to the Isle Of Capri. A short 25 minute ride over and we arrived at a beautiful, fishing and holiday place. It has a population of 12,000. Rode a funicular up the cliff to the main part of Capri , then walked across the island to the beautiful gardens of Augustas and lookout owned by the Krupp family. It is on the edge of a cliff and looks south out over the Meditteranean. Years ago he hand built a zig ...
... the highest point, and our feet
and legs are telling us so. To top off the day we chose to partake
of another mainly seafood (huge) meal at a beach restaurant. Enough!
The next day we had an excursion to Capri (Car-pri please!) which necessitated a ferry ride
to the island. That was ok on this bigger ship but the wind had
picked up somewhat by the time we got on board our much smaller ...
... door would have slid to the side to open. Residential buildings had different doors.
As we walked along the streets she noted the wheel ruts worn into the paved marble streets and the marble stepping stones for pedestrian crossing. They were designed so you could cross the street without getting wet / dirty feet and so that the horse and chariots could safely drive down the ...
... condition. We spent an hour there, then had a bite to eat before being dropped at Herculaneum. More great structures, frescoes and mosaics. There were a series of boat sheds (at what was once the beach) with 300 skeletons in them. A boat has recently been unearthed as well. Only 20% of the Herculaneum site has been excavated - most of it is under the existing city/roads.
I am so pleased that we hired a guide for Pompeii, Marcello brought ...
... then shortly after we heard a smashing scraping sound - our bus driver had hit the side of a tiny 3 wheel car and knocked off the side mirror. A lot of shouting and manoeuvring later, we set off again, our bus driver looking even more like he was going to blow a gasket... One last pizza for dinner topped off by a gelati was the prefect ending to our time in Sorrento - a town we will fondly ...