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... to explore. Originally first built by the Romans it is a large cylindrical structure with archway openings and marble and granite pillars along the front, it was used as a temple. This kept the heat away from us for a while. After this we got a boring pizza for lunch and a bottle of water! We jumped back on the bus and went back to Termini, we found another gin and tonic and headed home to recover from another battling ...
Today was a early start. We had to be on the bus by 7:45 for the start of our Italian adventure. First stop was Pompeii. Charlotte our tour guide pointed out mount Vesuvius. This volcano is still massive but at the time the sides continued up to form a peak which blew off completely. The eruption was in 79 AD and considering it buried the town in 4-6m of ash and pumice clearly was huge, no wonder it caused so much damage. We arrived in the ...
... in to the new town of Pompeii as we needed to replace John’s beer / wine glass and look for a coffee pot. We eventually found both in a little hardware shop on the main street. The town centre is nothing very exciting, everything seems to be geared up to meet the needs of the hoards that come to visit the ruins every day. We worked out that all the big tour parties tend to visit in the morning so we decided to leave our visit until later in the day. I have to say ...
... or anywhere else in town, you can take a taxi, a bus, the elevator, or walk a zigzag staircase about ten floors in height. We chose the elevator.
The elevator drops you on a terrace at the edge of the cliff. The view is beautiful. and if I could spend my time in Sorrento strolling back and forth on that terrace, I probably would have liked it. However, as soon as you turn around from that vista you are assaulted by hordes of tourists - American, ...
... While Simone was outside, she started practicing her Italian with a man outside the shop. He just happened to be the owner of the shop (which is one that Italian celebrities frequent). He was happy with her Italian attempts and offered her a free gelato. Of course, she delightfully accepted. We continued down the street, found two beautiful weddings that were concluding, some cute shops, a few ...