Culture Hotel Villa Capodimonte
Travel Blogs from Naples
... just people driving all over the place. We got into the station, walked forever to the circumvesuviana, and found the track we needed. The train came and was super full, so we crammed in to stand for the 40 min ride. And it was hot, no AC on the train. So you can imagine how the boys were. I told mark if we had taken a cab we would have missed this experience- told kurt to think of it as an adventure! We arrived at Pompeii scavi and walked in to the ticket booth. We had our ...
... we didn't want to be around when it happened! Thankfully, we made it there and back successfully and even managed to get the tickets cheaper than they were coming up online. And, just for the record, we are staying in one of the "better" parts of the city...the city is just a shithole. Now that we are safely back in the hotel - again, it is very nice and clean...the bright spot in this stop - we plan to stay here ...
... Rome. Laura appreciated seeing it but I don't suspect is eager to return. Pushing our way through crowds, walking in front of cars, being leered at and just generally feeling like two big sore thumbs we made it to Da Michele. It was packed, which is to be expected.
Although it has been around since forever and was well known among pizza foodies, it owes its infamy to Elizabeth Gilbert and then Julia Roberts. In Eat, Pray, Love she says ...
... to go to the island of Capri by jet / ferry boat. It wasn't too hard to do as the terminal for the ferry was just beside where our cruise ship docked. We arrived in Capri around 11, and took a taxi up to the town. Wandered around for awhile and saw all of the very expensive shops. Price tags that I have never seen before. Outfits for 2200 euros, shoes for anywhere from 600 - 950 euros. Needless to say I didn't do ...
... with marble floors and multiple story columns. They also have a grand theatre here with awesome acoustic.
After the tour of Pompeii, it’s time to head back to the ship. We bid "arrivederci" to Umberto and started thinking about packing. We will disembark tomorrow at 8AM at Civitavecchia.
We've been blessed with perfect weather in every port. Other than the lost camera, everything went so well. Hard ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility