Grand Hotel Oriente
Travel Blogs from Naples
Nikki went to the medical center to have her sutures removed and then we went to dinner.
After dinner we took our nightly walk and then hung out on deck until bedtime.
Ric: Beef and Pork Tortellini, salad, Gnocchi and Italian donuts
Nikki: Caprese Salad, Chef Salad and Italian donuts
Regan: Eggplant, Minestrone, Spaghetti and Meatballs and cannelloni
Kelsie: Caprese Salad, salad, Spaghetti and Meatballs and cannelloni
... dimensional scenes were created inside half a walnut, a small crystal geode and even a seed! The figures, the biggest of which were no more than 3mm in height, in these minute pieces were created from minuscule drops of paint and the plants in the scenes made from actual tiny leaves and bits of moss (see pictures to get a better idea of these things). After a half hour of gawking at these incredible artworks I headed towards the station for my train to Florence, where I thought ...
... PLEASE STOP THIS CRAZINESS.
Imagine there's no countries
It isn't hard to do
Nothing to kill or die for
And no religion too
Imagine all the people
Living life in peace...
ReligionReligion is the answer to the questions which cannot be answered. Religion ...
... inhabitants. Some of the preserved buildings include shops, taverns, bakeries, theatres and houses. As I said before, I could go on and on about these cities, but I hope I've given you an overview of why these two cities in particular are so important, archaeologically. Interestingly, they were essentially lost to history after the eruption of 79AD, and it wasn't until the early to mid-1700's that they were rediscovered and began to be excavated. This is, even today, ...
... but the ruins make for a fabulous addition to the (by now familiar, but no less breathtaking) scenery of cliffs and sea and Vesuvius. We had a very quick snack: bread and cheese and beer. Too soon it was time to retrace our steps to the B&B. After I took advantage of one last free-wifi moment, we tackled the not-so-fun task of getting our luggage (mine with impaired wheels from the last cobblestone trek) uphill to the train station. We ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services