Hotel Dei Cavalieri Caserta
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I seem to always start my blogs with something along the lines of wow or OMG etc and today is no different. We headed for Pompeii first thing this morning. Got here around 11 am and prett y much entered the ruins straight away. 4 hours later we emerged like cooked chickens, thank goodness for sun block and the well ...
... were coming across was the remnants of the space where the citizens of Pompeii lay when they died. Their bodies had since decomposed but a vacant space remained. Recognizing the incredible significance of this, he had his team inject Plaster of Paris into the hole and then chip away at the outer ash layer. Thus, they were left with a positive 'cast' of the body. The results are haunting, beautiful and appear oh so human. With the their hands over ...
... had many more “close calls” with other cars on the way down.
The rest of the ride was the same. Yelling, honking, swerving, speeding… the normal Italian thing we guess. As we approached the toll booth again, I whispered to Dilyara “Taxi Man versus toll booth…round 2”. About 10 seconds after I said that the taxi driver slammed on the brakes of the car. The gate to allow cars in to pay had almost shut on top of the car and ...
... no escape. The fear they would have went threw, it’s overwhelming to say the least. I began remembering all I had read about before this trip, 2000 years ago, these were houses, homes to families, maybe not as elaborate, but nonetheless, just like ours, smashed to pieces. It’s really quiet horrible and a degree of sadness came over me. Pompeii was really a site and I can not explain in words. I’m hoping my photos captured the heartache and ...
After being in Perugia, I returned to Arnara for a couple days before my program started. On Tuesday, Riccardo, Francesca and I went to Caserta for the day. The area around Caserta is very run down. It was sad to see such a magnificent unbelievable palace surrounded by so much graffiti. The palace was breathtakingly beautiful and grand. It would be so cool to see the palace back in the 1700s when it was vibrant and not just a dead ruin for people to see. The ...
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