Grand Hotel Excelsior
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... with what we had seen so far we headed straight back to the train station to have an espresso and play Tetris before catching our six o'clock train back to Rome where we will be spending the final night of our honeymoon. :( Boooo. (Doesn't stop us from having a big day of more activities before we fly out tomorrow though. Stay tuned for one final blog about our final day which we'll post from the airport!)
... and because it was so good are going back again. We order mussels and mozzarella on roasted lemon leaves, 2 pasta dishes, the fish of the day and a carafe of the house wine to share. It is all very good. Paul buys a carafe of the house wine for the Australian girls, 2 are police officers, which he has a soft spot for. As we leave the restaurant the waiter is delivering lemon cello to their table, a glass for themselves and a glass for us, so we join them. ...
... what's happened., but accept that it's due to bad telecoms on the island. Still no word and so we decide to walk down to the port......there's lots of posh cafes and restaurants, but we're dressed for Torremelinos..shorts and t shirts, so decide we wont bother. We head into a supermarket to see whats on offer...we get some stuff and head to the beach.
Ten minutes later the phone goes and it's our mate Rhidian on a very crackly ...
... but people without horse's and carts who couldn't get away suffocated to death and were buried in the ash.
At lunch in the amphitheatre it echoed very well - there was a particular spot where it echoed the best. It can fit 3,000 people. There was the forum baths they had up to four different baths.
The arena held gladiator fights and held up to at least 5,000 people. The food shops had holes in the counters.
... getting some sun, swimming, reading, and eating delicious meals. The hotel offered a “half-board” options which gave us a huge breakfast each morning and a three-course dinner each night. Each meal was delicious and I think my favorite parts were a shell pasta that had a creamy pesto sauce and a dessert that was made up of vanilla ice cream with hardened chocolate throughout and whip cream, cocoa powder, and chocolate sauce on top.