Hotel Giardino delle Ninfe & La Fenice
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... frames. Shop fronts, and homes with frescoes were perfectly preserved. Most of the people did not burn alive but rather asphyxiated on the noxious gasses coming from Vesuvius. I know its a bit seedy but the funniest point on the tour was when the guide took us into "downtown" Pompeii and walked us through a brothel. Because Pompeii was a sea port many of its visitors could not speak the local language. So the sailors would order off "the menu" a series of frescoes painted above ...
Thursday, September 12
Today the crew went their separate ways to tour areas of Ischia that interested them. We hopped on the local bus which was quite an adventure. People were so jammed on bus we could hardly breathe. George was able to grab a hand hold and I had to hold onto his belt. Forty minutes later we got off at our destination, San Angelo, where we had a lovely lunch in a restaurant hanging on ...
... new, in some way. From there it was on to Pompeii, travelling through Naples. We stopped for lunch at at family run restaurant where the food is cooked to an old family recipe. It was nice, more functional than fancy, but it was all we needed. And so the long, hot walking tour of Pompeii began. We were shown around by a man named Mario - "follow me please, ladies and gentlemen, stick with Mario". Pompeii is far bigger than I was ...
The other part of this drive is the fantastic coastline you get to see in places as you get views along the Amalfi Coast of the Isle of Capri and Sorrento.
We finally reached Pompeii and first time to enjoy a hosted lunch at one of the many tourist ristorante that are here. After lunch we were shown the art of cameo making and the chance to buy some interesting pieces.
Finally what we came for the ruined ...
... Spain when she visited Naples during the 1800's. It
features the colors of the Italian flag: red, white, and green. At
the end of the class (about 1730), we sit in the dining room and eat
what we have prepared. This presents a problem for dinner.
Our fish and pasta were excellent, and
we are not hungry for dinner. However, we did have two bottles of
wine (red and white) delivered to the room. It's tough duty, but
someone has to do it. ...