Hotel Astoria Restaurant
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Time for more sight-seeing so yesterday we left the National Park and headed back to the coast. The temperature hit the 30's as we made our way to the Bay of Naples and the historic ruined city of Pompeii. The campsite is right next to the ruins and a railway station so very handy. The campsite is full of orange trees and the scent of the orange blossom is gorgeous.
This morning we did a bit of housekeeping, laundry and that sort of thing. ...
It's been a couple days since I've written, as we've been travelling and having fun, so there will probably be a couple makeup posts today.
Monday night, as previously written, we arrived in Sorrento, around the tip of the Amalfi Coast. The trip there by water was great. Sorrento itself is mostly level, but lies at the top of an immense cliff which rises from the water's edge without much of a beach to put a toehold on. To get to the main square ...
... because even though the volcano has laid dormant since the 1940's they do worry that one day she will wake and wreak havoc. There are however evacuation plans in place for all of those who live in the vicinity of Naples, Pompeii and outlining areas, approximately 2 million people to move as soon as a rumble is experienced from the monitoring equipment.
After spending some quiet time getting some pics and taking in the view we commenced our descent, wow not ...
... down over the village. It was very pretty and the sea a brilliant blue, but I must say after having been to Cinque Terre, I wasn't blown away. Struggling to put my finger on the difference, I wondered how I would feel if we had been to Positano first?
We wandered down the shop-lined street (with a few stops - Dean and Gidge being very patient) to the beach. It was rather warm and April and I were dying to get our feet ...
... hours stop on Capri, a lovely swim and quick walk around before jumping back on the boat. Cruising along we discovered some blue green water that was too irresistible to go past. Antonio drops the anchor and we are all in for a swim. The boys stay in a lot longer than I - there was a jellyfish lurking and i was much keener to keep the 60 yr old grandad company! Back to the pick up point and our Capri day was done.
3. After a morning ...