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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... with other believers again. Thank you again Anna and Andrew, you were truly a blessing! To be frank our first dose of Italy was a culture slap to the face. With everybody's warnings of pick pockets and everything else in mind we got a taxi to our hostel and experienced how they drive in Naples... We realized the language would be hard but oi....its hard hard. It is getting better, with lots of hand motions we are starting to get along pretty well. :) ...
... signage at station and no directions on hotel web site. Hotel 4 Viale Masini modern and comfy for 64e. Room faced Main Street to west and was 28deg when I arrived. Reception said law made them turn off aircon on 15 Oct!! Fortunately could open window a bit. Lunch at tabac/bar next door- cheese salad with good bread. Walked up yo main square and cathedral and back thru labyrinth of lane ways with covered footpaths ...
... with the laws around the naming and quality assurance - just like the laws for wine and olive oil. I would love to go on a market tasting tour - there are so many fruits and vegetables that are new to me - I would be happy to leave the meat alone (tripe, pigs ears etc are not of interest). The fruit and veg stalls were also selling baked pumpkin, baked onions and beetroot. We picked up some baked pumpkin for our tortelloni (larger tortellini and with vegetable ...
... The second floor houses the quiet/study areas and the third floor was very innovative - it had a an interesting display on (reminded me of transforming canberra!) and then glass meeting rooms for students and lecturers as well as industry related meetings. The open canals are now underground waterways in here - but there is still one open canal you can see. There is a little window on one of the streets you can open to view it. There are also a few glass floor sections of pavement ...
... centre, and originally it had seven churches, but now only four remain. The first one of the four is an 11th century church which houses the bones of San Petronio, and the second one has a plaque which shows (supposedly) where Pontius Pilot is supposed to have washed his hands after condemning Christ to death. The last of the four churches is the city's oldest, and it includes some beautiful masonry and carvings from roman times. We also visited the cathedral - ...