Travel Blogs from Naples
... So lovely to see.
After biding farewell to our awesome tour guides for the day of Aunty Savina’s friends, we set off to find somewhere to eat. By this time I was very happy to have gotten a salad and grilled chicken, just what I needed after a huge day of craziness.
We got back to our hotel room at around 11:00pm and are about to go to bed. Tomorrow is another huge day of going to Pompeii and Sorrento, can’t wait!
... quite big Earthquake AD62, Pompeii first started as a settlement in BC600
75% of Pompeii is evacuated - started in 1740s and stopped about 40 years ago
Still has wee earthquakes every second day so a lot of monitoring of crater temp etc just like they do for Ruapehu
The arena used to seat 5000, still used today - has the seat numbers marked on them
Graffiti a big ...
... is 1,281m above sea level. The coach drove to a car park approximately 1000m above sea level. The final 281m is climbed via a wide cinder path 900m long and takes about 30 minutes to ascend.
Mt. Vesuvius is probably the best known volcano on earth with its characteristic cone. The volcano is a distinctive "humpbacked" mountain, consisting of a large cone (Gran Cono) partially encircled by a steep rim caused by the collapse of an earlier and originally ...
... and disorientated manner down the cobbled streets of Napoli. Giovanni had kindly marked out chunks of the city we should avoid because of mafia activity, so we tried to stick to our route. He'd already told me off for trying to wear a handbag outside, and told us we weren't safe on the streets after 10:30 so needless to say we were all quite hesitant. Despite this he still maintained that Naples was a safe city, amd that we had nothing to worry about. hmmm. Apartments in Napoli city ...
... don’t trust you either!” - S
“Well I guess we both have trust issues!!!” - D
“Do you know why Vesuvius erupted?” - S
“No, how?” - D
“The Doctor caused it,” - S
“Of course!!” - D
“Cats don’t eat kibble in the wild.” -Audrey
“Haven’t you seen the kibble bushes?!” - S
Daily Miles: 5.43
Stairs: 43 ...