TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Giovanna Pompei
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... hot up here, sun was beating down! We went down to next level where too many people were taking too many selfies, it was busy so we made our way out which is a process too and only ever one toilet in the whole grounds! We went out for dinner later on after feeling totally tired. I had Veal Saltimbucca and Kevin had Spaghetti Carbonara. It wasn't spectacular just basic. We had a nice glass of wine later, me a Pecorino and Kevin a Fallanghina then headed home to crash. From Robyn in ...
... was amazing!
We are looking forward to our time in Croatia. We will be taking an overnight ferry from Ancona, Italy to Split, Croatia where we have rented a villa from Melissa and Nick, the owners of the apartment we rented in San Francisco. Our friends Jeff and Tracy and their two girls will be joining us for a week. That will be fun.
We hope you are all well.
... like it was going to be a problem. But what do you know we found a parking lot just up the road so we drove in. Yes we could park there, €20 all day (no discount for a few hours) and leave the keys in the car. Oh hell, mmmm. I took a photo of the guy booking the car in, photos of the entrance gate and the neighboring businesses. We set off on foot to see the excavations hoping not only that our gear would be there when we came back but ...
... stones. We also got to see the casts of a couple of the people who died in Pompeii. On the podcast I learned that the people weren't mummified like I had thought. The people were buried in the ash which turned to stone. Then the bodies would decompose leaving empty spaces where the people were. Archeologists where able to tell when there was a hollow and would fill it with plaster to then be able to make a cast of the victims, which are what is on display ...
... the site to the
public to prevent further ruin. After seeing some people’s behaviour in the
site today I am sure this will eventually happen.
When we returned from Pompeii (a much easier journey back) we found somewhere
for dinner and then came across the Magnum shop, where you could design your
own magnum ice cream and toppings (located towards the main city section from
Ponte Cavour). Definitely an awesome shop, ...