Hotel Dei Cavalieri
Travel Blogs from Amalfi
... After coffee we continue with our looking and end back at the pier to get back onto our launch. The boat takes us back to Salerno where we then get onto our bus a gain to head to Pompeii. We arrive at Pompeii which is so much bigger than I thought it would be. The city was quite spread out and very functional except for those stone beds and the use of lead in their pipes and cooking pots, hence why they only lived to early 40's. So if the volcano didn't ...
... fluro green get up! For lunch we sailed to Serrara Fontana, a small bay on the island on Ischia. It was a less touristy area so was able to enjoy the sunshine, scenery and also enjoyed my very first Italian Gelato - Nutella and pistachio flavours - and can easily say the best gelato I've tried! The most touristy (and most expensive) of the Islands was probably Capri but again the advantage of the sail boat and a skipper with great island knowledge we anchored at Piccola Marina ...
... photo stops. The evening was perfect, good dinner with wine, Lemoncello for dessert and we watched the sunset from our terrace. The next day we decided to jump right in and start our hiking of the Amalfi Coast. We did a hike that has to be one of the highlights for anyone who visits this area. We hiked the Sentieri degli Dei (or Path of the Gods). This is in the mountains called Monte Lattari Vietri. Though this hike is a lot of work, you see the Amalfi Coast on foot in such a ...
... functional and made in Italia. How have these people figure out how to keep a few foundries to keep making good products?
Cigarettes - Italians from Napoli to Sorrento and Amalfi smoke up a storm. 3 out of 4 adults light up. Women have thick voices. Men, grave voices. Empty packs of Marlboros found in remote trails as people smoke even in steep and demanding grades. I wonder what the lung disease
rate is in this part of the ...
... before giving him the 'what for'!!
After a lovely dinner and no tip, Hugh felt the waiter already had his share of tits, I mean tips, we went for a walk around Amalfi, with our regular Gelato in hand to take in our final night.
Another fabulous day in this beautiful part of the Amalfi Coast before heading off to Rome tomorrow. We have had 5 wonderful days full of exploring and rest and are now ready to tackle more of the beautiful Italian countryside.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet