Travel Blogs from Salerno
... Saint Justin (pretty cool), and Saint Stephen (totally unexpected). I was thrilled that this basilica housed the body of Saint Stephen since he is the patron saint of my home church that I have been attending my whole life! He is also the first martyr and a deacon, so it held some significance relating to my dad back at home (the deacon, not the martyr part....).
After seeing the basilica, I walked back through the old walls back into Rome so ...
We had a great nights Sleep and eggs for breakfast. We caught the 10:15 bus to bomarano to do the walk of the Gods. The day is beautiful, warm and sunny. The bus takes us along the stunning coastline. We get off the bus in a little sleepy village and look around for the beginning of the walk. We see a travel agent and ask the girl for information on which direction to head off in. The girl advises us to head down the street, which we did, we got to ...
... leafy restaurant down the cliff. The view was magic and the food fabulous. A wonderful late lunch and drink listening to the cicadas and enjoying the warmth of the Amalfi coast. On return to our villa Chris and I had a nana nap. We woke in time to get dressed and go down to a local restaurant bar mare for another delicious meal. Quote for the day: it only takes one hour to get to the town of Pompeii- it is better we leave at 9:00 and get there at ...
... What was really cool was that the band that played is the same band that I saw practicing in the square in Agerola last year. I even recognized a couple of the players. The square was packed! As the statue went by everyone crossed themselves and clapped. It was awesome to be a part of the entire experience. I have a great video but am unsuccessfull uploading. The fireworks after the ceremonies were amazing and much louder than any I have ever heard before. Different than ...
... and all the restaurants. We went out for a delicious Italian dinner of gnocchi and shrimp before we called it a night.
We are all definitely in holiday mode because it takes us a long time to do anything, but that's what Christmas time is for! Our place includes breakfast so we filled up on that before we went out walking. When we got in the night before it was dark so it was good to finally see it in the light. It's just so beautiful here! On the way on we ...
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- Tennis Court
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Swimming pool