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Sadly leave Rome an off to South Italy. An explore Pompeii, a buried town from 79AC, only revelry uncovered an all amazing preserved. Even found prosties! An did the Cinque Terra walk around the towns by La Spezia, absolutely stunning! Tough hiking in 35C an well the fitness an figure not holding too well... Well worth it. (Actually did this before Rome..) Throw in a few entertaining nights free ...
... to us about the driving in Italy...and particular in Naples...... he says everything is optional....you can "go" on the red, and "stop" on the green if you like! This sounds just like our experience in Rome, and at that moment a huge truck pulls out in front of us... our brakes screech ..... and Nico shouts the Italian version of "what a silly truck driver you are!"
Pompeii is another absolutely stunning experience..... just ...
... that were buried are preserved as a cavity in the ash and lots were destroyed when the very first excavation started. Of the few thousand body cavities found, only 28 casts were successfully made. It's a plaster cast with a skeleton inside. I learnt that most people couldn't read or write, so streets had no names. Instead they would tell people their address based on the nearest water fountain, of which there are many and have individual faces carved into ...
... but not before walking through a shady part of town from the train station to where we were staying. Unfortunately, a map doesn't indicate which areas to avoid. Paul and I were a little spooked especially on seeing teenagers hanging around, bored and listless. At one point, one came up to him and pointed at his binoculars. We just walked away speedily, trying to remain casual. For dinner, we headed ...
... the shock to the weary traveller who all of a sudden wasn't quite sure what to do. One man said it was a strike (thankfully the hostel later confirmed it was just the holiday). Anyhows, I ran into a nice American couple who spoke Italian and we found the alternate route: a boat
Taking tram 1 to the port, we had around an hour an a half to wait when the skies opened and poured. We looked nervously at each ...