Best Western Hotel Esplanade
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... allowed. Perhaps a ploy to sell their postcards and books! Anyhow, as I was saying, there were statues crafted from single pieces of marble which depicted figures with veils covering them but you can see through the veil. Also a wonderful one with a statue holding a fishing net- . Well--- you'd have to see it to know just how amazing they were. Of course, we had seen a similar statue of a veiled woman at Chatsworth ...
... every day. The only bad thing is the humidity. It has been very humid, about 85%. By the end of our day we are pretty ragged.
We left the museum and followed a Rick Steve's tour of Naples. We walked from the museum down to the boat docks. We stopped for pizza. Naples is supposedly the birthplace of pizza. It was pretty damn good!
We took the boat back to Sorrento and stopped at the ATM to ...
... the right bus to get from Salerno to Amalfi but we found the tickets alright and then eventually found the right bus. The road was amazing! It's only about 20km but it takes nearly an hour and a half, it was so wiandy! The sunset over he ocean was one of the most amazing ones I've ever seen. It was like a blood red orangey color and the ocean was a beautiful blue. The coastline was just cliffs and buildings built into the cliffs, I think I'm going to like this place! ...
... face, and is taller than it is long. Some of the houses there were built so precariously that it was an engineering miracle that they got them built in the first place. A true testament to human endeavour, and just how bat-**** insane some people will go in the search for places to build property.
Back in Sorrento I did, you guessed it, not an awful lot. The cuisine in the area is great though, so it was nice to eat ...
... was used to support the roof. The Temple of Neptune’s name has been a subject of debate. It was probably dedicated to Apollo or Zeus, but it is commonly known as the Temple of Neptune. Built in 450 BC, it is one of the most complete Greek temples in Europe. The Temple of Hera (the “Basilica”) was first believed to be a civic temple because of the absence of religious features. It is in fact the oldest temple in Paestum, built around 530 BC.