Hotel Cosimo de Medici
Travel Blogs from Naples
... unusual jewelry and Jan took advantage and made several purchases there. Limoncello was being sold everywhere, as lemons are one of the main crops grown in the area, and lemons are as big as grapefruits. Also I saw cute aprons with limoncello recipes. But we had been forewarned by friends who visited previously to buy the limoncello the aprons at the duty free shops by the ship to get the best prices.
It was late afternoon when we met up with our driver ...
... any other instrument in the car except the horn. Get out of my way, watch out I'm turning, watch out I'm here!!!!! We were just about at the port when we realized he was driving in the tram lane ad next thing there was a tram coming right for us!!! Obviously we survived or we would not be here telling this story but there was a quick moment there when our lives flashed before our eyes!!
Time to board the big boat for our 11 hour journey to Sicily!!!!
... that. After seeing the ruins we had a chance to do a little shopping. I tried a sample of the regional liqueur, lemoncello. It's a strong hit of alcohol with a taste that I can only imagine is similar to a lemon floor cleaner. Needless to say, I didn't get any. We were all quite tired after the long day with lots of walking. We're looking forward to a relaxing day at sea tomorrow. Probably won't be anything going on to warrant updating the ...
... led us to an area she'd passed earlier in the day that had a few pizzarias, and we went into one that was very busy, the restaurant part was nearly full and there were heaps of people outside waiting to collect their take-aways. Always a good sign.
We got a pizza each, and they were HUGE! They were really cheap- around €5 each. Naples is the birthplace of the pizza so you'd expect them to be something pretty special, and they were. Despite our ...
... a large southern port close-ish to the mid-east and africa, but this place feels very 'ethnic' to my small town idaho/montana upbringing. The metros could do for a makeover, really a lot of the town seems due for a makeover, but I suppose for a city that was founded in 400 B.C. its not doing to shabby. When you are in a town the ...
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