Travel Blogs from Pompei
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Ok, now onto our Amalfi adventure. The first night in Sorrento we, with the help of Trip Advisor, found a kebab restaurant in town to have dinner. After having pasta and pizza every day for 12 days I was ready for something different. We happend to be sat at the same small table as a couple of other Americans and we swapped travel stories over dinner. They shared that they had just spent the day in a rented boat touring around the coast ...
Bob woke this morning to discover that in the past 12 hours or so, his age had changed by a complete full year! There is something quite unreasonable about this anomoly, isn't there! Anyhow, our day started unexpectedly...... firstly Jan surprised Bob with a stunning birthday present while he was trawling through birthday greetings from friends and family in Australia..... then (mistakenly) while we were getting ready for the trip to Pompeii, the hotel cleared away the breakfast ...
... shots. We arrived at Herculaneum & found our motel. Looked a bit worse for wear. We were early so they let us into the parking area. This was a large gated park & this place was massive & our room etc ended up better than we thought. Then off to check the ruins & from Rell's photos you will be able to tell how fascinating this place was. We were around half way through when a storm rolled in. Lucky we ...
The city took over 200 years to fully uncover from the volcano ash and rock!! It was soo cool how advanced they were back then, some things I would never of thought they would have in those days. The tour guide was extremely **** so we didn't actually see much of the city or learn much wish sucked, they had ...
... a landslide of thick mud. When Herculaneum was excavated, they had to dig 25 meters through mud before finding the highest rooftop. Today, the volcano inspires both fear and fascination and it is constantly monitored for activity. The first eruptions began 35,000 years ago. Further ash and lava flows built up a second cone, emerging from the middle of the original cone. Vesuvius was formed out of the middle of the old crater. Inside the crater you can ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking