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... when we were getting right into the swing of it, the road disappeared into a tunnel and we had a straight road for a good 4-5km. Not much further and we were off the road and trying to find a park for Pompeii!
The line was enormous! But we weren't in it for more than 5 minutes when we were told that there was another ticket office around the corner! Bonus, we made it there and were about 10th in line. Not much longer and ...
... but after a couple of minutes I found them and a guy helped me validate my ticket. Once I was on the train I was a little adrenalin pumped and felt like I was going to cry from nerves but I was okay. The guy sitting across from me helped me put my bag in the racks and I've been sitting her now for 2 hours and 20 minutes haha - I moved seats about 20 minutes ago to get more room and a window seat. I am getting hungry I shouldn't have thrown out my packet of biscuits :( Well. Just got ...
More pictures to follow when technology plays nice. We started our day with a private tour of Pompeii. Our tour guide whose name was said to fast for either of us met us on the tourist walks outside of Pompeii where our driver Michael dropped us off. The tour guide showed us his favorite spots and explained the life of Pompeii before the volcanic eruption. We were both surprised to learn that there were very few skeletons and only about ...
... process - parts of Pompeii are still closed for excavation and it's said that only 25% of Herculaneum has been excavated - the rest lies beneath the town of Ercolano, which was built on top of the 20m of ash and rock that buried the ancient city.
I ended up spending around three hours exploring Pompeii, and an additional two hours or so at Herculaneum. It really is amazing how well preserved these cities are, especially when you see the colourful frescoes ...
... Azienda Montefioralle (Greve in Chianti): Small winery with great wine. Came with cheese, meat, bread, and olive oil. Their shipping prices to the U.S. are better than others! Le Fonti (Panzano in Chianti): Great wines and really nice guy. Only had wines to taste, no snacks. Le Fonti Greve in chianti. Tasting room that has 150 wines Garmin 43.58400,11.31659 Greve Parking by Cantina; Monterosso Parking garage near historical center 44.14998, ...
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