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... perspective for us - we are talking about roman times of some 2000 years ago when bordellos were not considered sinful places. Romans living there had arranged marriages for business only but bordellos were where they sought their pleasure, not at home. No beds here, only small stone platforms. Paintings on the walls were suggestive of the choices a visitor could have.
The baths. No one was rich enough to have their own baths, so baths we public for those ...
... get the pesky lights fixed! I didn't set off until about midday and it would a good 6hrs driving at a sensible speed to get to the Amalfi coast which is where I was heading, so I knew it was going to be a late one. Everyone I've spoken to has said that driving in this area is crazy. I didn't realise quite how mental it was. If I didn't know any better I would have thought I was in Mumbai! People pull out on you, don't look at roundabouts and cut in ...
... could get through. By this, they can tell what streets were frequented most as the wheels carved groves into the stones.
The road with all the knock shops had deep groves.
Beds were made from stone. I think they put straw over them, I missed that bit.
Shops and houses and fast food places are preserved. Still look ruined to me, but there is enough there for the archeologists to know exactly what happened.
Bath houses all looked like flash ...
... protected behind glass:
... Since busses aren't allowed to stop in Positano, we stopped above a hillside to take our pictures. I ...