Grand Hotel Excelsior
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... mistake. It was way longer than that, plus I skirted the ocean, which took much longer. Cobblestones almost the whole way. Probably took me well over an hour. My poor suitcase. Gees it must be made of good stuff. It's a wonder the wheels are still working. It's looking a bit worse for wear, but still going strong. (So was I by the time I got there!). I'll definitely get a taxi back when it's time to leave. I ...
... to the harbor.Then we got on a boat that took us to the coast of Naples (where pizza was invented). Then We went on a bus and we drove to Pompeii I enjoyed looking at the signs in Italian. Pompeii was so big and there was so many stores and there was even they had fountains and pipes back then (but the pipes were made out of lead and they did not know that lead was poisonous). You can see the positions ...
... owner came down to say that it was held up because there was a strike happening outside the railway station & the bus was caught on the other side of that, so it could be ten more minutes or more!! He very nicely stayed with us, eventually getting a call from the hostess on the bus updating their progress. We met various local people and watched the amazing driving & parking skills of the locals. We were forever grateful that we hadn't hired a car here!!! We were ...
... why we paid 40 Euro for the pain. Once at the very rim of the volcano (1950mts), which by the way is resting at the moment, the cloud broke and we could see deep into the 250m crater and had an amazing view back over the bay of Naples. Stunning. We walked around the rim (500m in diameter) as far as we could and found ourselves in a little souvenir shack (of course). Louis bought a dragon made from compressed ash from the last eruption (1944) ...
What happens when two buses meet on a narrow winding road only wide enough for one? The bus going down has to reverse back down the hill to a spot where the other bus can pass. This is a common scene, where you will see a bus and all the cars behind them slowly inching back till there is room to pass. Definitely an experience that is so linked with this area, and one not to be missed.
Every town has a mechanic shop, I think they are ...