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... in Amalfi, Sorrento and Pompeii for the same price. We were wrong of course as the Holland America trip was in dollars and the CBM tour in Euros. It was still more to our liking and a better deal. This was our first paid shore excursion on this cruise.
They were well organized and quite professional and our bus departed the very attractive port building of Naples terminal at 8:30 AM. Naples looks as old as it is and there are ruins scattered ...
... we didn't want to be around when it happened! Thankfully, we made it there and back successfully and even managed to get the tickets cheaper than they were coming up online. And, just for the record, we are staying in one of the "better" parts of the city...the city is just a shithole. Now that we are safely back in the hotel - again, it is very nice and clean...the bright spot in this stop - we plan to stay here ...
... be called at Da Michele and I tell her that I vaguely remember how to get to the other pizza place and perhaps it will be less busy.
We take off along back alleys. Napolese back alleys I should underscore! At one point Laura asks to take a photo. I say, okay but don't stand still. Maybe my Southern Italian apprehensions are unjustified. But I usually trust my instincts.
Anyway, we arrive at Di Mateo and I'm ecstatic that my ...
... got ready for dinner before going up top to watch the ship leave the port. The meals on the ship have been really good..... Too good in fact, i'm sure i will be a few pounds heavier when we get home. I think I was doing pretty good until we got on the cruise ship...oh well, guess it will be major dieting after we get home, until Christmas. We've been eating in the restaurant most evenings, and the selections are really ...
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Finally, I arrived in Amalfi, all in one piece. It was chilly out, and I was stuck with my swimsuit and shorts. I was kicking myself for not bringing a change of clothes. Wandering the cobblestone streets of Amalfi, I found a small pizzeria and tried out the pizza... eating alone in a swimsuit while everyone else was ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility