Travel Blogs from Massa
... white people on the whole beach.....everyone one else, young, old, short, tall, skinny, fat were all brown as berries. We hobbled our way, most ungraciously, across the pebbles and flopped in the water :). The water was quite cool....not what we expected of the Mediterranean Sea. We stayed on the beach for the rest of the day, working on our tan's ... not sure though that we changed even 1 millionth of a shade darker. Quite ...
Another pilgrim turned up at the hostel last night. I know that I can sometimes be considered a little strange but this guy took things a bit further. He had walked from his home in Spain to Jerusalem via Santiago de Compestelo and Rome. Bad enough, but now he was walking back. I did notice that he wasn't a fat chap.
Big day so I was away before 8. I was a bit too enthusiastic in buying juice and water last night and so needlessly carried an ...
Our last day in Florence begins with a leisurely breakfast and then returning to our room to sit on our suitcases to close them... redistribution of wealth, this time in Italy!!! We successfully managed the train again, arriving safely in Naples. This was not without an amusing scene at Rome station where I got the job of minding our suitcases which were precariously placed at the end of our carriage. Two men jump on the train offering to help unsuspecting travelers ...
... a commercial centre but recently has started to attract tourism due to its location being near Pompei and the Amalfi Coast. There is a train from Rome to Salerno and it is probably easier to access either Amalfi or Positano from Salerno by taking the ferry than from either Naples or Sorrento. There are some nice buildings and the city is very much into clothes. Of course, we has to have a bite to eat and Sue found a small restaurant place down a ...
... a gorgeous pasta bowl I saw there.
Onto Amalfi where we had a visit in the cathedral there which houses portions of St. Andrews skull and leg bones brought to the church from Turkey after he was crucified.
The church was gorgeous with beautiful copper doors, the Cloister of Paradise inside and a lovely Byzantine mosaic on the ceiling. It was very peaceful in there.
Even though our tour was in Spanish our guide ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility