Travel Blogs from Sant'Angelo
... sea is about 30 miles away. The old port gates are still standing. Every day the streets were flooded with gushing water to clean them. Large stepping stones were placed in the street to allow pedestrians to cross without getting there sandals wet. Chariots traveling in either direction could straddle the stones (all had standard-sized axles). In the basalt stones used to pave the streets, chariot wheel indentations can been seen. A single stepping stone meant ...
... and a half hour tour around the island. The beauty of the island is incredible. It is hard to describe in words but I have posted some pics that capture a little of the dramatic scenes of Capri. So far, this has been the best day of the trip. Which is saying a lot because as it stands now this is the best trip I have ever experienced. On the train now to Florence! From what I hear there may be a little shopping in store for us here. ...
... maps of local area ( not just electronic) 11). Cell phone, computer or ipad with chargers & Small speakers 12). Waterproof jacket / poncho/ umbrella 13). Backpack rain cover 14). Camera and accessories 15). Playing cards 16). Bottle opener, bug deterrent 17). Comfortable shoes and arch supports 18). Swim suit/ cap if in Europe 19). Wet wipes 20). Resealable bags ...
... in a bad transportation situation way out there in the middle of nowhere.
These things are common here. A lot of people are frustrated by what they are told and what actually is. The other hostel visitors I walked and talked with (and there have been a lot) ask one resident after the other for the same directions as we are walking to a bus stop or elsewhere---everyone I walked with did that, whether they were from Korea, Brazil, Argentina, England, ...
... ring at Ponte Vecchio in Florence. So awesome.
We drove to a few more spots for pictures, didn't make it to Tiberius's Villa and the Blue Grotto was closed this time of year, but we got to see the entrance to it. We grabbed a bite to eat, bid Carlo farewell, and took a ferry back to Sorrento for the evening. We shopped the cute little alleyways, had some more crepes because they're fantastic, and found a wine shop that was stocked with ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed