La Palma Hotel
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Well the trip back to Rome was better than the trip down, Things were looking up when a bigger buss turned up for the transfer back to Pompei, , I wasn't looking forward to the 2500 corners either, but to our surprise and delight we headed inland for the return journey there still was enough twists and turns. Arrived in Pompeii and again once we found our bus it was a lot bigger and cleaner,the only trouble we had is we waited for over an hour for the return of the day ...
... sign. I have the address of the hotel, but not everyone will know every street and which stop is closest. I walked onto the bus to try to ask, the driver had no idea what I was asking – and by the way they are in a Plexiglas cage of sorts to keep crazies like me away. Several people on the bus tried to shout things at me but it was all in Italian, so off the bus I went.
The kind lady at the stop was trying to help and was ...
... mais bon, ils m'ont autorises a entrer dans la cuisine le jour suivant, alors ca doit dire que j'ai reussi mon examen. ;) The very next day we started our class, I didn't know anyone and I was the only person in our group of 10 people that was not from Italy... It was a real challenge! We started our course with this French pastry chef who had a terrible Italian accent and a terrible way of teaching. I was almost scared to go back ...
... I'll have a travel buddy for the entire trip. This year I'm joined by my friend/photographer/foodie Susan Dietz. You can see her blog at http://susandietzblog.com/ or follow her on Instagram at sdietz9. We've been working on planning this trip since last February and after months of planning, discussing, and changes, we finally left Dallas last Wednesday.
We got into Rome Thursday afternoon tired and in much need of ...
... but a ride around the city. Well, I glad that I set my expectations so low. We took it and regretted it. The stops are crowded. The buses are sometimes too packed to get on. The sound quality of the tour information available as we pass the landmarks, one of the selling points of the tours, is poor quality. And if you ever get a roof seat, you'll find it to be a baking tray. Overall, these tours ...
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