Travel Blogs from Pompei
... later by Spanish engineer Rocque Joaquin de Alcubierre in 1748. The objects that lay beneath the city have been well preserved for centuries because of the lack of air and moisture. These artifacts provide an extraordinarily detailed insight into the life of a city during the days of the Roman Empire.
We saw one petrified body, whom the guide said they were certain had been a slave, due to the impressions of a metal belt around ...
... there is nowhere to prop up a pillow. So sleeping on the floor was the only option. By 2am I managed to score an unused sleeping bag and folded up my towel and managed to get a few hours kip. It was already too late. I caught the cough that's going around. To make it worse, we found out just before getting on that boat that we would get off and straight onto George's Boat. This is something I have been looking forward to and was planning on having a few drinks. ...
... wanted to know what it was, so we told them that it was a brothel, with a bit of explanation... Karl wanted to know then what happened to all the babies.... It was a touch complicated but it was ok! And kind of funny. Anyway, we wrapped it up since the kids were hot and tired. Mark and I were super happy we went, since its something we both have always wanted to do. We walked back to the station, and stopped for slushies on the way. Kurt and karl got strawberry, and I got ...
... drivers got out of their vehicles and discussed the situation. More hand gestures. Our bus driver won. Everyone else had to back up quite a way to let us by.
By this time we were sure we would miss the bus to Sorrento. We got off at the Sita stop and I ran into the tabacchi to buy our tickets. Surprisingly, we did not miss the bus. It must have been quite late. We knew if we’d missed it, there wouldn’t be another bus for an hour and that would have ...
... built and owned by the Royal Gunderrode Family of Frankfurt, Germany since 1896, five generations later, the villa is still privately owned and operated under the direction of Andrea Azzariti Fumaroli. Andrea is a charming individual that Neil and I met 3 years ago, on our last amazing trip to Sorrento. The best way to describe him is to say that he is reminiscent of Peter Pan; the boy that will never grow up and whose favorite phrase in this case is "no problem". ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility