Travel Blogs from Pompei
"The difference between an adventure and an ordeal is your attitude" - Erin to me while debating whether to rent the boat.
I'll get to our near death experience a little further down. First, I'd like to discuss the subject of much debate on travel forums, which is whether one should visit Cinque Terre or the Amalfi Coast. I had expected to be able to write a post comparing Cinque Terre and Amalfi and identify a clear winner for anyone else who may want to visit. ...
... the next 1700 years. In the end over 20,000 people disappeared after the eruption of Mt Vesuvius."
As I stood on the train platform for my return trip back to the hotel, for a split second, I thought I felt the ground shake. A quick glance over my shoulder toward Mt Vesuvius showed a whiff of white near its top. Did I feel the approaching train and see a cloud, or had Mt Vesuvius sprung to life again? Who knows--70 years after its last eruption in 1944! The ...
... our rooms and met downstairs at 11:15pm. Tour was going to be about 2 hours, and we were all already so exhausted from the last 24 hours of traveling so it was gonna be a long night. We walked to the bus stop and waited about 20 minutes or so bit still no bus. After a little more waiting Luke called guide asked him if we could reschedule, he said of course. Luke then asked the group if that ...
... eye contact with the street 'salesmen', and taking in the wide range of graffiti on display. Sitting ourselves down in a lovely tree lined round-a-bout/skatepark/basketball court we browsed the internet to find out more about Naples. Whilst it didn't come as a surprise, we quickly discovered that Naples is notoriously unsafe, is populated by gangs, and experiences very high levels of petty crime. ...
... was called off and the trains were running but with delays at the Circumvesuviana Train at Sorrento. We waited in the dilapidated grubby train for half hour due to the delays before the train started and it stopped at few stops before reaching Pompeii Scavi which took about 30 minutes.On reaching the station we went to the little information office where they take people on a mini bus to a private road up to Vesuvius plus the entrance for 22 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility