Hotel Il Convento
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Monday, Sept 23
A 70-minute commuter train ride from Sorrento brought us to Naples. We were traveling mid-day when the high school students were heading home. More and more boarded at each stop, soon was packed with kids standing in every available space with their music loud, their jokes and conversation louder. Was fun watching all the …
I do not have anything I want to say about Naples. We walked over to the oldest part of Naples, as this is one of the main tourist places and not to be missed, apparently, and it was disgusting, loud, and full of mafia looking people and black as night Africans, that get up in your business. Get me out of ...
... to Pompeii we wanted to book our train ticket from Naples to Florence whilst here in Sorrento so that we only have to spend minimal time in Naples (for obvious reasons!) That done we can head off to enjoy the history and sites of the area. Arriving at Pompeii train station we had prepurchased tickets to visit Mt Vesuvius. This was an interesting tour and not what I was expecting. Cattle truck (not really but felt like it) up to the National Park and then transfer to a ...
... beer in the world - http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/05/1 7/pliny-the-younger_n_1525647.html (Pliny the Younger by Russian River Brewing Company in northern California) - was inspired by the author of a first-person account of the eruption set forth in a letter to his dad, Pliny the Elder, who also makes a good brew.
As for Naples itself, it is a glorious pit. It is a real, working, gritty city of almost a ...
... counter, he pointed us towards the trains but did not tell us which one to get on. Finally we got a bit of help from a woman who told us what line to get on and that we would have to change lines at a particular stop. We managed to find this train and get off at the right stop, but after figuring out where we needed to go next, the transfer to the new train line was another kilometer walk away and was called a different station. Long story short, we were exhausted when we got to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Pets allowed