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Travel Blogs from Naples
I arrived in Naples in the late afternoon and found where I was going to be staying with Caro. I met up with Caro which was a nice reunion seeing as I haven't seen her since December because she's been over in England working at a boarding school since January. It was really nice to catch up and hear each others traveling stories, etc. We found …
... day. Alright then. I initially thought he must be one of those people like the volunteers in Fremantle who meet passengers from cruise ships and show them around a bit. He produced a photo of his wife and introduced himself as Mario. Well the hike to this Funicular thing was a lot longer than he had initially described. When we eventually got there he produced two tickets and ushered me onto the tram. Why are you coming as well? I show you ...
... its artworks. Frustrated at finding these both closed I decided to have a look in the Museum Shop, a small place that seemed to be selling things on behalf of Naples’ various museums. In the back room of this shop was an exhibition of miniature nativity scenes, made over a span of around 20 years by a priest who made it his way to find inner peace. On walking into the room I was instantly astonished by the scenes - making the aforementioned, traditional scenes look huge, ...
... amazing in times of darkness when people had no knowledge and it should
now only be used when we talk about death and what there was before big
bang. All the rest doesn't need any religion to be explained. A country
whose laws are inspired from religion is a country where people find it
hard to be free and happy, especially when it's the religion itself that
limits your freedom and decides that a person is less important because
... walls. You find yourself walking down cobblestoned streets, sidestepping grooves cut by centuries of chariots passing and you realise that even the newest building you can see is more than 1,900 years old. It boggles the mind.
After finishing up at Herculaneum, I caught the circumvesuviana back to Naples, and went straight for dinner. I'd been so busy exploring that I'd completely missed lunch! Luckily there's a very good pizza place just around the corner ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed