Travel Blogs from Massa
Today we woke up fairly early to get to Pompeii. We went up for a quick breakfast then were on our way. Mark thought the train would be better, although I really wanted to take a cab. But I let him decide, so train it was. We had to take a shuttle bus out from the port, very industrial. We found our way past the guys asking to take us in a taxi, I so wanted to say yes! But we went across the street to the tobacco/magazine stand, where the guy spoke a bit of English, I was glad I ...
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 ...
... thousands of years ago in the middle which has old water powered saw and flour mills at the bottom ( dated around early 900's) - called 'Valley of the Mills' this is really close to our hotel. With the popularity of the area it has spread and there are quite a few hotels etc dotted along the coast line and urban spread. Fishing is good in the area and they grow lots of olives, grapes, tomato's and lemons, including the lemoncello ones which are ...
... was even in Italy. After waiting, to no avail, we decided that would be the last day that we altered our schedule for the promise of clothes. We made our reservations to eat at Donna Rosa's Restaurante for dinner. The restaurant sent a shuttle to pick us up and take us up the mountain to the restaurant. Posiitano is made up of hairpin curves with layers and layers of buildings as you wind up the ...
... I could imagine the rooms painted a bold red and black, laced with gold borders, and many walls with frescos decorated upon them. I looked at the remains of those rooms. It was unbelievable that those paintings had survived the disastrous volcanic eruption. The peeling paint was still a vivid red and gold, and the frescos of people living their daily lives were still amazingly detailed.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility