Hotel Terme Galidon
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... and Herculaneum were stopped in the tracks when the hot gases and ashes fell from the sky. For the archaeologists who have excavated it centuries later, Pompeii is teaching them volumes about daily Roman life. Pompeii was accidental discovered in 1599 when a farmer was digging a well. Excavation began in1748 and continues today. It is thought that about 2/3 of the site has been excavated.
Pompeii was a middle class city and gives a perfect ...
Today we had early start as the weather is beautiful and we can catch a boat to island Capri. Capri is a resort island. It is in the Tyrrhenian Sea off Sorrento Peninsula on the south side of the Gulf of Naples in the Campania region of Italy. It is also know for Blue Grotto, natural Arch and loads and I mean loads of designer labels shops. I have never seen so many in such a concentrated area. We could only window ...
... the coco pops, the first signs of cereal we've seen in months (and by the way mum it was a Sunday so I'm allowed), Michael was at the hotel reception booking our boat trip. He returned with a smug look and tells me that when he asked for the booking to be made, the two people at reception burst out laughing and simply said "no". It was a good chance for me to remind him that I had suggested the weather would be horrible today and we returned to our room for a non-eventful day of ...
05/12/2012 - We left Rome this morning and headed south for Sorrento, just past
Napoli. Didn't take long to get back into the groove of driving on the
wrong side of the road, in the wrong side of the car. Negotiating the
Rome traffic wasn't as difficult as we thought it would be. Wasn't long
before we were speeding down the autostrade.
Hit the outskirts of Napoli after about an hour, and decided it was a good
... end the day, we had an amazingly fresh seafood dinner in the Small Marina back at Sorrento. It was so fresh, our meal must have been caught that day! We had a great little group of people from our hostel, one Aussie and two from the US.
There is so much to be done around Naples, you can also make it you base to visit the Amalfi Coast (which lies on the other side of Sorrento) and ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center