Grand Hotel Excelsior
Travel Blogs from Ischia
... up a conversation and were very glad we did. Helen and Ryan were from Yorkshire and were on their second trip to Italy. Close in age we found they had a lot in common with us and the conversation carried all throughout dinner. They were fans of the same American TV series that we watch and we learned all about proper Yorkshire pudding and Northern England. It was a very pleasant ending to what had been an exhausting day.
Note regarding boat rentals: Despite ...
... out by slaves in Roman times to make a 400 km aqueduct, connecting tunnels and water cisterns. Parts of it were huge where the cisterns were (or water storage areas) and other parts were really narrow for the channels to move the water around. They used jugs on ropes to lower down and fill with water. They stopped using them when cholera broke out in 1884 & since the rock was tufa (volcanic origin), although it was very strong, it was also porous, it let the cholera into ...
... 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 ...
... owners who welcomed us and especially our noisy kids and accommodated all 11 of us. No one paused to breath all night as you can imagine, the chat and laughter was non stop. Tales of conmen, best sights, funny things were the flavour of the night. The kids were happy for familiar company as we were, and grateful to not have to pull out the translator for one night. 12 midnight came all too soon and we went our own ways.
... t bore you with the meaningless stuff! ;)
Los Museos Capitolini es el museo publico más antiguo, empezado en los 1400. La estructura esta construida alrededor de Ruinas Romanas cuales fueron excavadas mientras excavaron los cimientos. Supe que la elevación de la mayoría de Roma cerca de la parte de la ciudad antigua ha subido 7 metros o más porque cada civilización construye encima de las ruinas de la última civilización! ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility