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... 8217;s two main streets. The Forum was the place where citizens of Pompeii gathered to talk politics and socialize. Business took place in the important building that lined the piazza. The Forum was dominated by the Temple of Jupiter marked by a ½ dozen columns atop a stair-step base. All power converged at the Forum.
It was extremely hot and we were tired by the end of the guided tour. Our air conditioned bus was a welcome refuge as we returned ...
... yes it is strong. One glass would certainly be enough. We then walked out of the town, to try to find a shop that Edie had seen from the bus yesterday morning. The sky was very dark and we decided to stop for lunch. We sat at a table on the sidewalk under a canvas awning and ordered a pizza with four different corners, so we could get a taste of different styles. Everyone said that the pizzas in Italy were not as good as at home. But we find them good. Just as our freshly baked ...
... up the clear waters from below. It is a magical intense blue and as we circled the cave twice, there is an echoing assortment of deep baritone voices singing Italian opera, or at least the chorus's - they seemed to stop and start an awful lot. We could only enjoy the whole experience for a few minutes before exiting the cave and back to our boat. And then we were jibbed for a €10 tip after being reminded that 'we did two full laps and it was very beautiful' - ...
... tourist gift and souvenir shops. Not to mention the
obligatory "old town". Looks like it will be a pleasant couple of days.
06/12/2013 - One of the must dos of the region is to take a visit to Pompeii - the
stuff of legends. To get there we caught the local train. Missed our
stop. Got off at the next station. Caught a train back to the correct
stop - or so we thought. In fact we caught the wrong train to the wrong
... lots of hairpin turns and a huge cliff off of the passenger side. I was glad to get to Anacapri. We then stood in line to get on the chairlift to the top of the island. What a great view!
We finally went down to Anacapri and looked around. We visited an old mansion that a writer had built in the late 1800's. It was really cool.
Then it was back on the bus ...