Il Saraceno Grand Hotel
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Have you ever heard of the Amalfi coast? Well, neither have I until I visited it this past summer and may I just say that it was well worth it. It is located in the southwestern part of Italy and is consisted of many municipalities including but not limited to Praiano, Salerno, and of course Amalfi. My experience here was so surreal that I didn't …
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 ...
... some lunch before heading into the Pompeii site. We decided not to do a guided 2 hour tour but hired audio guides and do it ourself. We had no appreciation of the size of this historical site. We managed to walk around seeing so many ruins and listening to the audio guide but I became frustrated with the audio guide as it often instructed you to enter a building but there were iron gates stopping you, obviously the audio guides have not been updated for a while. We managed ...
... valley. The walk was similar to the first leg...lots of steps, shaded paths and stunning views. Only one Canadian encountered on the path....everyone else is in the air conditioning. After arriving in Praiano we walked 300 steps down to the "beach" and and 300 back up. Another early night From two fatigued mountain ...
... molds of people who were killed by the eruption centuries ago. The most capturing one was of a man on his knees praying. Basically the lava hardened around these victims, and when the body decomposed it left an empty cavity. These cavities were found and filled with clay molds. So tragic!
On our way back to the hostel we found a stray dog (Jordan toldme not to pet him) and I named him Boss. There are stray dogs everywhere! After we ate ...
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