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Wednesday 22nd April
Well you guessed it the weather is beautiful again today for our trip to the Amalfi Coast.
After breakfast we walk to the harbour to catch the 10.40am ferry to Amalfi. Salerno has a lovely harbour and with the lovely calm conditions it looked picture perfect. There was a lot of activity with some fishermen returning with their catches, others mending nets and others sitting around having a chat. There was also a group ...
... AND tasting urine samples), treatment (such as bloodletting), and surgery (skull drilling to treat headaches). There was even a whole section on medicine for 'womanly conditions' as the school was the first to admit women to the physician training program. Fun and wacky local museum!
The rain kept up all day and put a real damper on our plans. We tried to make it to a castle just out of town, ...
... still see some of the mosaic floor tiles and paintings on the walls. (apparently someone was caught stealing 3 of the mosaic tiles from here the day before. He was prosecuted and so he should be, I just don't get some people!!) The Garden of the Fugitives is quite haunting with its plaster casts of some of the victims. Another building we visited was supposedly a house of ill repute... We were all a bit like "sure, sure" but when you walked through ...
... debacle, the restaurant runner and the attempt to seek accommodation in the old people's home. It seems a pattern is developing.
"SS roads (A roads) are signposted in blue and white," explained Paul, "and the autostrada (motorway) is signposted in green and white.
"I missed the SS turning and the next thing I know I'm on the autostrada."
Paolo approached the toll booth nervously, thinking he would be directed towards a slip road off ...
... tenders are really good and efficient. The ship did a deal with the union to allow us to use our tenders but at the last moment the union reneged so they will miss out on 600 people visiting their village.
We had the best breakfast yet this morning. The ship has it all. Smoothy bar, freshly made waffles, pancakes and eggs any way you like. We loaded up with water and head to deck 3 where you board the tenders. Each one can handle up to 60 people.