Grand Hotel Oriente
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... for their beaches. The Amalfi Coast was next, very high rugged cliffs, then came Positano, a very quaint township at the bottom of the cliffs, houses built into the cliff faces. How the locals got down there I don't know, you would need to be fit. The movie, Mission Impossible, starring Tom Cruise was filmed here and the locals said he was a pain in the butt. We then headed back into the town ...
Wednesday 17th. Bad news today - two of the galleries we were due to visit were closed for renovations. Ooops! However the good news was that we were able to spend time in the National Archeological Museum, a wonderful place with all the original material from Pompei and Herculaneum, and marvellous statues from the Baths of Caracala in Rome (which we visited when in Rome last year) We also looked at the artwork in some of the churches ...
... course meal. After finishing the meal we headed off by bus to Pompei, the ancient city that was buried for hundreds of years by an erruption of Mount Vercuvious until re-discovered in 1748.
The exposed city was extensive and incredible, with architecture relevant to the time and occupational forces. It was well laid out and was very sophisticated in its form, grandeur and sophistication. Apparently due to the force of the volcano, the flames and ...
... It was my turn to answer questions.
Let me start this segment with a disclaimer/excuse. On most game shows, the host will rotate the person or couple that starts the round. On the real Newlywed Game, Bob Eubanks (is that his name?) started the "where was the last place you made whoopee" questions with a different couple each time. This is important because some people don't have a brain in their head, and they repeat the answers of the person who went ...
... outings but we find ourselves enjoying a well earned drink and quick snack in the very beautiful town of Ravello! It is just so pretty, with views on one edge of the ocean and the other edge of tidy, well kept mountain villages. A truly amazing village we are pleased we have had time to visit.
The drive back to Positano is again winding around mountain edges, with crazy drivers who all drive within half ...