Best Western Hotel Paradiso
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... at the ends of the veil. What a great way to finish out our trip in Naples which is centered around art, religion, and its nearly 500 historic churches.
We grew to love Naples even more than Rome, and while the beauty of the Mediterranean isle of Capri was luxurious, it too fell short of winning us over like that of Napoli. This was truly a once in a lifetime adventure in which we could not have asked for a better experience. Italy is a must see ...
... walk. Garbage dumpsters were burned in the streets. Windows shattered, broken bottles lined the streets, litter was beyond sickening, ugh Italy :(
Mike and I then escaped Napoli for the day on Sunday. We caught a train (also covered in graffiti) and went south to Pompeii. Again we used our "Amazing Race" style of buying tickets and we won, ahead of all those other "teams"! Mike stood in a very long line, that though was the correct line, it was ...
... sculptures from many centuries that dated back to 2AD. And of course we made sure we toured the "secret room" that featured erotic art.
Thursday, Sept 26
Sick day. George has a head cold and very sore throat. The day spent reading and napping. Because we can easily hear all the neighborhood noises from our room, we now know that people communicate a lot by whistling for each other from the street up to house windows. Sometimes to ...
... and explored the castle and museum basking in sight of both the antiquities and magnificent views.
Now, a taxi to take us back down to the port seemed a reasonable request. Where earlier they had been vying for our attention now there was only one empty taxi and not a driver in sight. We waited for a few minutes but no he must be having a siesta somewhere although the cab was open and all the windows down.
Only thing for it was to retrace our steps ...
... silver settings pendants or brooches.
Pompeii was initially inhabited from the 7th Century BC, and covers an area of 64 hectares.
Unfortunately however, Pompeii was destroyed by an unexpected volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 79AD. It covered the ancient city in hot ash (not lava), up to 6 metres deep. It apparently erupted around 12-1pm, taking the city by complete surprise. The residents of Pompeii ...