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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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We woke up to a gorgeous day in sunny Sorrento and met our driver after a lovely breakfast overlooking the Bay of Naples/Mount Vesuvius to head over to the Amafli Coast! It was a nice, leisurely drive along the vibrant southern coast. Our driver pointed out the olive trees along the way which had nets below to catch the olives (they harvest these in another week or so down south). Once we approached Amalfi the road narrowed (the only land route to the Amalfi Coast ...
... was too big to get us any closer. The size of the bus certainly didn't stop the driver from passing other buses on narrow roads where I'm sure they actually touched as they drove by each other. I think they choose their moments based on convenience!! Tonight we treated ourselves to Ristorante Caruso just behind where we are staying. It is more upscale than other places we have eaten but definitely worth it. As well as being an amazing restaurant, it ...
... The return "atlantic crossing" turned out to be "exciting". Firstly, and quite out of character, Jan decides to take on a local trader who is plying his trade along the jetty as we await the arrival of "Titanic II". He is offering bottles of water at 50 cents (usually 2 Euros in the shops). As the "protector of tourists from all parts of the world" Jan says to the couple who are just about to make their purchase..... "check the tamper evident seal on the ...
... which you can walk around and 300 metres deep. The volcano is still active and although they have the technology to predict if it was to erupt again the main problem would be trying to evacuate 1million people from the surrounding areas of Pompeii, Sorrento, Naples etc, pretty much an impossible task with no formal evacuation procedures in place! Last (but not least) was the Island of Procida where I also spent 3 nights and I think I managed to cover about 75% of the 16km around ...
... I blame the moron couple in the boat with us giving him €10 first, talk about being caught between a rock and a hard place. Get it? Because we were.
The rest of the 45 minute ride took us around the rest of the island taking in the rock formations, a few more grotto's and the millionaire housing built on top of the cliffs. It really was a beautiful day to be on the water and I thoroughly enjoyed myself although Michael was put off by the short, expensive Grotto ...