Hotel San Mauro
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... We spent the day lounging and reading on a white sandy beach under a big umbrella. I've never had an all-inclusive or relaxing beach holiday, but I imagine that is what it would be like. I didn't want to leave. I even considered who I could bribe to stay a few more days. We had a delicious dinner of grilled vegetables, gnocchi, caprese salad and wine. The following day we headed back to the mainland to explore Naples before Tracie would be ...
... not exist to be able to preserve it properly.
The most recent eruption of Mount Vesuvius was in 1944 in the midst of World War II. After it erupted, those that escaped Naples left Italy and moved to the United States and are who we now know as Italian Americans. When they arrived, many of them set up shop selling the foods of their land (Naples) and it became so popular that it was just identified as Italian food, even though it was only ...
... is fairly modern with a large extension being built in tubular steel; it sits at the head of this large square or piazza. Walking across the square, we worked our way through a flea market that was in full swing with all manner of manufactured goods thrown on trestles tables to which there appeared to be no organised or ordered assembly....just a large volume pitched wherever a spot could be found!
From here right down to Piazza Gesu, runs a ...
... wanted to use to contextualise the visits to the sites yesterday and tomorrow. Now, I want to make it clear from this point, my dear reader, that I don't like Naples, not one bit. It is renound for being dirty, noisy and chaotic, and it lives up to this reputation perfectly. There is a smell of encrusted filth in the air that is unpleasant. The stalls and hustle and bustle could be more at home in the Souk of Marrakech than a modern European city. That is unfair, ...
... so I ended up in one of the most comfortable seats I've ever had on a train! It's a shame the trip was just over an hour long - would have liked that seat for some of the longer journeys I've done! Spent the trip either reading or watching the scenery out the window, and got my first glimpse of Vesuvius as well - it's quite imposing!
Naples hasn't really impressed me so far, but then, I'm staying near the station, and those sorts of areas are rarely very nice in the ...