Travel Blogs from Sant'Agata sui Due Golfi
... island of Capri. The traditional way to tour the towns of Amalfi is by a bus trip along the terrifying cliffs, or a ferry. In fact most people travel one direction by bus and then the other by boat to get both experiences. This had been our plan until dinner that night. What really sold us on renting the boat was that they stopped at several spots around Capri, dropped anchor and went swimming at their leisure.
So the next morning we found ourselves at the ...
... we made our way back to the hotel. We went to the dining room to wait and meet our cousins! After about an hour they arrived!! Firstly we met Maria and Tonino, then Zia Gilda, then Assunta and Luigi and their 2 kids Yosef and Gian Paolo. Yosef is 3 and Gian Paolo is 5. We had coffee and cake and went outside to take some photos. After we took some photos the adults started talking and the kids started playing. I noticed that Yosef and Gian ...
... and how the large stepping stones where in place for when the streets flooded. We saw houses, Roman "fast food" joints, brothels, and a rec center for working out and bathing as my imagination built this city right back to the 1st century. From what it seems, it was quite the developed culture, and even the paintings on the walls are still amazingly concerned. At the same time it was rather erie to think that when Vesuvious exploded the city ...
... in Pompeii and said that there are 27 000 people living there now in comparison with the 20 000 at the time of the major eruption. Vesuvius was 9000 feet before the eruption that destroyed Pompeii and now has 2 peaks of 3500 feet. It was covered in cloud as we left but we got reasonable views as we left port at 6pm at the end of the day. There are eruptions about very 50 years and the last was 1944 so we were reminded that one is overdue.
The date of the eruption ...
... in the heat but this time in reverse… first, a few hundred steps down from the van to the village and then from village to the sea to look at all the yachts parked up. After a strength building ice cream at the beach bar at the bottom we started the ascent right back up.
Back at camp, I made a great pepperoni risotto. And who said that Arborio rice wasn’t a camping ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed