Hotel Johanna Park
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Hot hot hot day today!!!
we left Rome behind to head off on our tour starting with Pompeii. This has long been on my bucket list....well since I was in year 7 and had to do a project on it.
We did the abbreviated version of the site and thank god for that because by the end of it I was a seriously disgusting mess of sweat …
... everything anyway so we both get a taste) Cappuccino (really good one this time) Aperol Lemoncello Matera's many different pasta varieties Tomato pesto Antipasto - one of the finest Deli lunch - formagio, prosciutto and 'naturally' sundried tomatoes PS: we had to upload our pictures on Facebook and travel pod 1 by 1 on the iPad, hence I stopped half way through this time To see all of the photos please head to the Flickr link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/120029175 ...
... make-over in the 18th century but contains some architechtually interesting anaomalies, such as the two ancient pillars from Paestum and underlying Romanesque design. Inside it is beautiful and peaceful.
Ajourning the Cathedral is an even older church recently restored to its 596 origins, revealing beautiful frescoes and now housing religious and historical treasures as a museum. A visit to the nearby Cloister of Paradise reveales13th century Moorish ...
... lift to the top of the mountain/hill...and we didn't get to the Blue Grotto either (a cave off one part of the island that glows blue from the light reflecting off the water). Next we went to Capri...but since it was off season almost everything was closed. Kinda disappointing. Finally it was back down to the boat, a quick gelato, and back to Sorrento for the night. Tomorrow we are off to Florence, where we will base camp for the next 4 nights.
... on. She stepped out and stopped us, and with some effort, told us which stairs to take to get to an amazing overlook of Amalfi and the gulf. She was very sweet, and patient with our minimal knowledge of her language. And she was right. The view was striking, and we got there just as the sun was coming out again.
We returned to main street Amalfi and Robin grabbed a small bite for lunch, but I wasn't quite ready yet. We returned to our room ...
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will do my full review on trip advisor later, but just wanted to note, right here, right now..... that we have the most amazing views from our balcony here..... Isle of Capri to the left, Bay of Naples ahead and Mt. Vesuvius to the right... I love it.
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