Culture Hotel Villa Capodimonte
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... t speak the same language, there were plenty of pictures to point to for preferences.
There were many areas where food was cooked and sold, like fast food shops, (often mistaken for toilets because of the round terra cotta pots) We were shown the bakeries and factories where fabric was made. The colors were actually set using urine..that was collected by anyone passing who wanted to contribute. Not sure if I wanted to wear any dress made ...
... dropped us off to walk around for awhile. It was a nice town, with narrow streets filled with shops an lots of tourists.
The winery that we went to was a family winery called Sorrentinos. It was at the base of Mt. Vesuvius. The grapes are grown in volcanic soil. We had a great lunch overlooking Pompeii and tasted several of their wines.
It was a great day!
... Contrary to popular opinion, the French are a most hospitable and helpful bunch. Just make an effort to speak a few words of French, and everything is fine. And as we all know, Rachael is fluent in "pink panther" French. 3/. Everyone smokes. 4/. Parisians are beautifully dressed, and thin. Must be all those ciggies? 5/. Croissants are delicious, and macaroons are nothing like I thought they'd be, much sweeter and softer inside. And in so many flavours...and soooo expensive. ...
... sandwich, lettuce or just a burger is impossible around here. Finally we had to settle on a pizza from the corner cafe, 2 euro. What a bargain! This must the day for bargains, finally. Went to Gino Sorbillo pizzeria recommended to us by the hotel. If patronage is anything to go by then this place must be great it was packed. Ordered a Diavola,it was nice. Pizza took only 5 minutes to cook, ...
... exciting cruise adventures. After about 10 minutes comparing cruises to backpacking we all wanted to jump on the boat and head out into the open sea. Did we mention that we are tired!? Obviously this was not an option so we looked down at our swollen feet, took a picture next to the cinderblocks and ocean, did our best not to cry and made or way back to the train station. (Disclaimer: we have thoroughly enjoyed this trip and have been able to see some amazing things. ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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