Hotel La Conca Azzurra
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- Continental Breakfast
- TV Channel One Russia
- Room service
- Free parking
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In 79 AD, Mount Vesuvius erupted and spewed volcanic ash and debris over 3 towns below it, Pompeii being one. It remained covered until the 1700's when excavations began to literally unearth and restore what was once a city of 10,000 people, a town of considerable size in those days. We spent the morning on a guided tour of this unbelievable site, leaving there in awe of the recovery effort but also much more educated about the sophistication of ...
... mud and silt. This tragic occurrence would have joined the long list of lost calamities were it not for the sudden and complete burial of the towns. Post-renaissance Italians rediscovered the volcanic tombs and found them to be a nearly perfect time capsule of first century Roman life. Excavation revealed paintings, sculptures, tools, pottery, and even some human and animal remains. I've given this probably too lengthy intro because the life of life, ...
The roads that take you to the quaint villages along the Amalfi Coast are in one word terrifying.
After an hour of winding around sharp curves on roads barely wide enough for a Mini Cooper, yet somehow accommodating giant shuttle buses, we arrived (thankfully!) in the small town of Minori.
I rented an Airbnb property a short walk from the beach and was excited to spend a few days cooking at home and drinking ...
Still overcast but not as hot or humid. Could be that being on an island, you get more breeze. After a good breakfast - we can get toast here - we set off on our half day tour of the island. First we walked about 250 meters to the Villa San Michele, the home of a famous writer who spent his last years here. He built his villa on the site of an old Roman Villa. Capri has been a place to retire to since ...
... call Sophia's, after her mother. The rain stopped, she told us we could take the 2000 steps down to the main road, go to the parking lot and catch a bus, or continue down to Positano. We elected the bus option, but somehow took a wrong turn and were soon past the turnoff. Next thing we know, we are at the front gate of the Sophia's B&B, so we peek in and a voice invites us in. We tell the lady we had met her daughter and were just looking. She insisted we ...