Mercure Napoli Angioino Centro
Travel Blogs from Naples
... up. It doesn't snow often this far south and as we climb the winding road to the top the snow gets deeper. By the time we are halfway to the top the volcano is covered with snow and people. It seems half of Naples has brought their children to play in the snow. We are trying to climb the increasingly steep road and there are people everywhere. Being from Ohio we know how to drive in the snow but trying to coax a Fiat Panda up a steep slope while dodging people who ...
... of the Acropoli. We walked up to Castel S. Elmo and the monestery for the best view of Naples and Mt V. Then it was back down 3 long flights of steps to take the funicular nonstop to the streets below. Now it's time to find food! We stumbled upon Osteria d'Antonio where the locals knew Antonio by name. He not only owns the place, but in his faded white t shirt, waited upon all 8 ...
... Anyway, after that maudlin interlude reader, we headed back to the car to head to our hotel in Naples. The outskirts of Naples are exactly as I remember, chaotic and dirty. The GPS was not the best of help again here so a few sharp words were had between driver and navigator, namely, me. Naples is a town without rules and the drivers were changing lane as they liked which made for some very high blood pressure moments. Finally we managed to find our ...
After a big day out to Pompeii and Herculaneum, we hopped on the "metro" 2 stops to the archelogical museum to see all the treasures of both cities. Again another trait of Naples, cash please. Even the museum only took cash. Spent a couple of hours in the museum although many of the rooms were closed, a disappointment. Lunch and then another walk through the city and shopping for Mags.
... controversy on this one too – apparently actually named after Lord Marlboro so they argued about that one for a while. Funny as.
A leisurely dinner completed the trend for the day before we watched a weird movie where Johnny Depp is a vampire on our caravan sized cabin TV before an early bed.
THURSDAY (yesterday) - SICILY
This morning we woke having arrived in Messina, Sicily!!!
And a GLORIOUS DAY! We ventured out ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed