Il Saraceno Grand Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
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... Delizia al Limone (a lemon delight) which was a lemon sponge cake imbedded with a limoncello spiked simple syrup, filled with lemon pastry cream and iced with lemon flavored whipped cream. Both of these desserts were absolutely wicked and certainly were all we needed for a least a few hours.
Boarding the boat back to Positano with full bellies, we sat up front and enjoyed the sun on our faces and the wind in our hair as we ventured back across ...
... to note that in art that predates this eruption, Vesuvius was drawn as a towering mass of mountain, seemingly about twice as high as its current 4,200-foot elevation. This geographic giant had remained largely asleep for an estimated 1,200 years. Those living in its shadow had no way to see that their occasional earthquakes, which were problematic enough in their own time, were also signs of the pyroclastic power lying beneath Vesuvius’ base. ...
... and thirsty, this is for sure the drink of choice. Just one spritz before lunch and then "acqua con gas." This is really sparking water. When you order water, you have the choice of "with gas" (sparkling) or "still" (plain water). I never really cared for sparkling water before, but now I can see how refreshing it is. I am now a fan of water "with gas!"
The bus ride back to Amalfi...now that was a bit of an adventure. First, I had a bit of a ...
... of the downpipes and the water pipes too. The Romans invented a lot of stuff we use today, other than electronics. They were fantastically clever. He also showed us where the gladiators were trained in Pompei, and the prison cells used to house them - there were about 200 gladiators who lived here, three to a tiny cell.
The forum here was astounding, much better preserved than in Rome. Fantastic pillars all around, of many different styles and types. The temple ...
... all along. It ends up that Spain was just too good and Italy lost 4-0. Apparently, it was great that they were even in the finals, but still not so great that they lost. However, the Italians, ever gracious, complimented Spain on the fact the they were "forte." It is time to go to sleep. It has been a big day. Looking forward to tomorrow - not sure what the plan is but whatever it is I am sure it will be great. Ciao for ...