Grand Hotel Excelsior
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... caught the bus back to town. The views were beautiful, so that was my only dud adventure so far
The town was pretty for a wander and I dipped my feet in the beach.
This is what the hot springs woukd gave looked like if I kept walking. Having walked 12kms yesterday from the top town in Positano, the springs were beyond ...
... to Pompeii, yes yes they said. Sat on the train and waited for about 20 minutes till it was ready to go. Watched the straggling commuters slowly gather on the train. It was the end of the day, about 5.30 pm by now. There was us, opposite us was a business man with a briefcase reading a book, a young travelling hippy bloke, an American Tourist, not to mention the group of four young men who we asked about the train, they came on board to play ...
... they are actually painted onto the bedroom wall. The gardens in here are fabulous, they look so grand with the pillars. We also went to the via dei sepulcri and villa dei misteri which are the tombs outside of the city gates, set outside as they were superstitious that the dead would bring bad luck. I got goosebumps here!! It's got a real sad and eerie feel. I think when you are there you have to imagine what it was like for these people and how terrifying it ...
... thing I had eaten all trip!
Our last stop of the trip before heading back to Rome was the quaint little town of Ravello. This stop was where we were meant to have our lunch but I was still full from the arancini ball so Elke and I sat down at a small cafe and had a glass of granita. It was so cool and refreshing and afterwards we had a wander around the town before stopping for a gelato then heading back to the bus and "home" to Rome.
... from the top. There were a few clouds hugging the mountains as we arrived at the chair-lifts, but were reassured that they would pass before we completed our single-seater journey to the top. The higher we went the thicker the clouds became, but it's it'll pass, I told myself, I'm sure it'll pass. Camera in hand, I prepared for the moment when I reached the top and the fabled 360° views... There was 360° alright, only it was 360° of thick cloud! Actually it made for quite ...