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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
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What a lucky mistake.
By Thursday morning - Wednesday night really - maybe Tuesday - we were done with Sorrento. The crowds, the souvenir shops, the false Italian atmosphere had done us in. We were more than happy to repack our bags, negotiate the bumpy sidewalks, take the elevator back down the cliffs to the pier and get on a ferry to take us away. It felt like an escape.
Capri is a smallish island off the Amalfi ...
... roughly $18 Australian per km!!! We walked around town whilst Jac regained her balance and got over that sea sick feeling. The main square is set up perfectly for people watching but we were reluctant to pay their prices. We perused the shops and stared with amazement at the jewellery and artwork with price tags exceeding €6000. We found a beautiful restaurant for lunch overlooking the fabulous blue water below as well as ...
Today started off early for Meredith and I, and not because Italy starts early and woke us up. No, unfortunately jetlag was playing it's little games and 5am became the new 7am. Still, I took the advantage of the extra time and went for a short run around the narrow streets of Amalfi. I little daunting as you don't know what's coming around the corner, and with no footpaths you sort of take your own life in your hands. Still I got some ...
... slight breeze ( some said it was a strong cold wind )
Once in Capri, which was swamped with tourists so you wouldn't want to stay there - and it's not even the high season, we then had a small private launch around the island which took an hour and we had the scenic points pointed out to us. We went and had a look at the green grotto and the queue of boats for the famous Blue Grotto. We passed the remains of the Emperor Tiberius's holiday home where ...
... don't believe it was ever used for that purpose anyway. All these galleries finally took us to the Sistine Chapel where we sat for 15 minutes just drinking it in. Longer stays are not encouraged. Photos are also not permitted and I doubt whether any photo I could take would do it justice. Our guide has really studied the art of the Vatican and offered to take us on a longer tour, say several weeks, just to explore the one room and then still not finish. He was fascinating and ...