Hotel La Colombaia
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Waking relatively early we got our things packed and headed downstairs to the al fresco dining area to enjoy a beautiful breakfast! Monique our host had prepared a wonderful spread of fruit, with pastries and proper coffee for Andy and gf toast and tea for Emma. Sitting in the sun eating breakfast was the perfect start!
We headed up to the car via a little shop where Emma had set her heart on lamp - a carving made from the local stone - but ...
... It is an amazing place. So big and it is unbelievable how much they could find out about how they lived in 79 AD when Mt Vesuvius erupted. Could have spent several days there. We caught the bus up to Ravello which is higher up the mountain today. The bus rides are so scary with many hair pin bends with the bus not knowing what was coming and not really caring. It has amazing views over the ocean. It's a lovely lifestyle we are leading at the ...
... It covers all of the area between the coast and Vesuvius. Taking a train is the only way to avoid it.
The train to Salerno was uneventful, except for the particularly long tunnel we went through just before arriving in town. The train line runs completely under the mountain ridge that forms the Amalfi Coast.
Salerno is a large city. And, like every other place in Italy, it closed down between 1-6 pm. We arrived at 3 pm. ...
... local friendliness and attitude, we’re both ready to leave. Unfortunately the flood has put a real dampener on our time here (no pun intended.. promise!) and we’re ready to move away from the beach and explore some more culture. Onto Pompeii next, after one last 2 hour bus ride along the coast, giving us a final opportunity to try to interpret the bus driver horn honking code. The currently thought is that 1 honk means 'I’m ...
... Italian women are given yellow
mimosas by their admirers,” and I do see bunches for sale.
There is also the Italic or Peace Temple, the sites of tabernae (shops), mill
stones for the grinding of wheat, gates, gymnasium, open air theatre,
and baths. We have the place almost to ourselves. Later one group of
Germans arrive. There are three well preserved Doric temples and other ruins. The temples are: Tempio di Cerere (Ceres), Tempio di Nettuno ...