Grand Hotel Hermitage
Travel Blogs from Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi
... off on the Vespa heading south down to Amalfi. It was a very nerve wracking and slow start down the mountain as we got used to the narrow roads and the fact we had to drive on the other side of the road .... we had travelled for about the first 500m before we realized we were on the wrong side of the road ....LOL .Anyway we had a short stop in Positano for some sunblock and a backpack then it was back on the Vespa again. Rode about ...
... s.) to have dinner. After dinner we went back to the apartment to get some sleep.
Today the 12th of September we went to Sorrento for a drive we went on a tour of the town on a train that looked similar to a car because it drove on the road. After that we went to a pizzeria/restaurant for lunch. Once we had lunch we went back to the apartment and waited for some of my Mum's cousin's to arrive. Once they all arrived we had a chat in the dinning area and had ...
... people trying to sell us stuff on the port. About 70 % of the vendors were African and the other 30 % Italian. We discovered that the African vendors will run away if you try and take their picture, which is a very effective tool in getting rid of them. Unfortunately, this doesn't work on the Italians, who beg you to take their picture while cat-calling you from 100 feet away.
The three of us climbed up a big hill to reach ...
... this point we were treated to the most amazing site I think I have seen in a long time, over 100 fireflies suddenly came out to play and the area around us was lit up like Christmas tree fairy lights for well over an hour as the little bugs dived and swooped around, seemingly without a care in the world. We lay transfixed until we realised it was getting late and we had an early start the next day. ...
... a Pompeii dog” – that’s if you like flees and half chewed ears.
So apart from the dogs, we roamed around the ruines a bit, and very quickly got Romaned out again. It all just looks the same after a while. The one interesting part was the amphitheatre area. We did a very tricky self timed photo shot where Cath was sitting up the top of the seating, and I had the camera down the bottom with 12 second to race up the stairs to make ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed