Albergo La Collina
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We awoke on Sunday to another gorgeous day in romantic Ravello. Having arrived here in Thursday on a rainy evening, the weather since has been pretty perfect.
Friday dawned bright a breezy and we decided to take a little guided walking tour of the town of Ravello offered at our hotel. We met our Italian guide on the steps of the duomo on the piazza, and all together there were 9 of us from various hotels. The guide let us through ...
... from Angri. Perhaps this was easier on most occasions, but this day the mountain was shrouded in fog and the 17 kilometre drive was pretty hairy. But we made it both into Ravello and up the narrow medieval street near our hotel, the Palazzo Alvino. As we parked we were met by Antonio from the hotel who told us to give him the keys and he would do the rest. Yep, another guardian angel who parked the car, had it washed and got all our stuff ...
... in the opposite direction to Ercolano, which, like Pompeii and a number of nearby towns at the time, was destroyed in the 79 AD eruption of Vesuvius. Ercolano is generally less visited than Pompeii, but we think Herculaneum is arguably more interesting. Surrounded [and largely encased] by solidified volcanic mud and rock, Herculaneum gives you a far clearer idea of the magnitude of the volcanic eruption. While Pompeii’s roofs collapsed under the ...
Amalfi Coastal Drive & Pompeii
Today we docked at the Port of Salerno - located just a town to the south of the official end of the Amalfi Coast. Before tackling the coast, we drove first to the ancient ruins at Pompeii.
Just a little history reminder to help set the scene... Pompeii was destroyed in 79 AD, covered with 20 feet of volcanic ash and pumice during the eruption of Mt. Vesuvius. The city is preserved in time and has become one of ...
... listening to that insightful conversation I realised they were talking about me "Yeah, I think she looks like she's English, I wonder if she's reading Twilight...". I said no...they found it hilarious and were oh so impressed that they had been right and I was English. Of course the obvious next move for them was to ask me to join them, and the obvious next move for me was to leave as soon as possible. So I did! I went to a bar down the road and got chatting to a lovely ...