Hotel De Rosa
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... of our boat trip, I would still highly recommend renting a boat to see the coastline. It was a lot of fun to make our own decisions on where to stop for lunch, and when to swim, etc. Two very important lessons are to check the boat very carefully to ensure everything is in working order (i.e. the anchor), and to make sure you have a plan if the water gets too choppy. I think we should have turned around and left the boat at Capri and taken the Ferry back to Sorrento.
... pumice following the eruption of Mt Vesuvius in 79BC. It is interesting to see so many similarities between life back then and now- some things don't change. There is a bakery with an oven that looks very like the pizza ovens used now, tiled bathroom floors and stepping stones across the street for when it rains and the sewers overflow (seeing the stepping stones made me think of Craig and his stones across the creek!). We ...
... sun goes behind the high cliff. The other couple leaves, so we move over to where the sun remains on the beach. Alas, the sun is soon gone again, time to move on. Looks like it has 4-5 cabanas for rent, a bathroom, and a small sand soccer field all built on a terrace. Must be a party place in season. We are closet Atrani, so we go there, and the sun is still reaching it's beach, so we sit a ...
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Lonely Planet review for Giardini di AugustoGet away from the Capri crowds by heading southwest of the monastery where, at the end of Via Matteotti, you have the unexpected green oasis of the colourful Giardini di Augusto. Founded by the Emperor Augustus, you should spend a few minutes contemplating the breathtaking view ...
... making a cake for one of the other guests – they had found out it was her birthday from her passport and decided that a cake was called for. Pretty cool thing to do. We ended up going out for dinner with those people, an English couple, we had a really nice time – Swordfish for Glenda, Pizza for me, Chocolate Mousse for dessert and lashings of Red Wine all for 30 Euro’s.
After a quiet day yesterday we were ready for some exploring on Thursday so ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel De Rosa Maiori
This hotel, while not the fanciest, can't be beat for it's ownership team. Two sisters run the place, one does the front desk, the other handles the breakfast. Homemade cookies and cake, they even made us pancakes.
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