Bed and Breakfast Degli Aranci
Travel Blogs from Sorrento
... cities were port cities ( ie on the waters edge at that time) - today the coastline is several km away thanks to the lava. Whilst Pompeii was an industrial city, Herculaneum was a resort town.
We were collected from the hotel and driven back along the same road we battled yesterday by a happy-go-lucky Alessandro, who showed us how it is done with great style. Talking non-stop with hands off the wheel 'Oh, here's my brother-in-law' - stops for a quick ...
... of the bus station, but the stall no. she indicated wasn’t even there. A friendly young man in the take away told us we had to go back to the original side and wait. Total confusion!!! We waited about 15 mins and finally our bus pulled into the station, ready for us to board. We were very relieved to be on our way to Sorrento.
The bus trip to Sorrento was fairly smooth, although just over 4 hours long. The first two and a half ...
... many people just standing around not doing anything...
Am ready for bed by 7 pm! I check emails, check in for my flight after several unsuccessful attempts, get my stuff ready to leave in the morning and am really ready for bed and lights out at 8:45, don't think I've gone to bed this early since I was a little girl... woke up at about 3:15 am and got back to sleep about 5 ish and up a few minutes after 6... that's how my nights have been going the last few nights, o well..
... of what an amazing city it was prior to the eruption. You can tour the homes of the wealthy and of the poor, the public bath houses, the amphitheatre, coliseum, churches and even see some human remains. We really enjoyed our visit and wished we had more time to tour. But we were headed back to Sorrento to grab our bags before embarking on our journey to Rome. Only this time we were luckier than the arrival and we made it through Naples with everything and one big sigh of ...
... in the late Baroque style with a nave and two aisles divided by 20 columns. The fašade of the cathedral is Byzantine in style and is adorned with various paintings of saints, including a large fresco of Saint Andrew.
The gold caisson ceiling has four large paintings by Andrea dell'Asta. They depict the flagellation of Saint Andrew, the miracle of Manna, the crucifixion of Saint Andrew and the Saint on the cross. From the left hand nave there is a flight of stairs which ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet