Mercure Napoli Angioino Centro
Travel Blogs from Naples
I do not have anything I want to say about Naples. We walked over to the oldest part of Naples, as this is one of the main tourist places and not to be missed, apparently, and it was disgusting, loud, and full of mafia looking people and black as night Africans, that get up in your business. Get me out of ...
... some lunch before heading into the Pompeii site. We decided not to do a guided 2 hour tour but hired audio guides and do it ourself. We had no appreciation of the size of this historical site. We managed to walk around seeing so many ruins and listening to the audio guide but I became frustrated with the audio guide as it often instructed you to enter a building but there were iron gates stopping you, obviously the audio guides have not been updated for a while. We managed ...
... Such a nice afternoon. On the way back to hotel (a good walk away by now) we/I got some cheap shopping in! New thongs, a tog top and some cheap street perfume samples - yay! We then spent forever looking for a supermarket so could buy food to take to Vesuvius the next day. Even more walking, tired feet ensure till finally we found one! Our dinner that get was heaps of fresh fruit eaten after enjoying the comforts of a shower in our hotel room. Bliss!
... seriously needs to pick up its street cleaning game and find a way to stop kids from drawing graffiti on historic monuments and churches, there are a lot of beautiful places in the city and a lot more than what I had been exposed to so far.
The San Carlo was breathtaking. Although they were sold out of their show on Thursday (which is the only show they are having during my entire time here in Italy) I still got to go on a tour of the opera ...
... littered with garbage and immigrants selling knock-off Prada bags and Gucci sunglasses. I wanted to hop back on the train and return to Sorrento! But, I decided to stay.
With map in hand I navigated the back streets of Old Town. The buildings were so close together in some places, you could probably leap from one balcony to the next. Laundry hung freely and graffiti covered every free space. My medicine had worn off and I was miserable again, hot, tired ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed