Orto di Roma
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It rained on our last day at Spannochia, which was fine except we were trying to finish a little laundry. There are seriously no dryers anywhere on the estate so we ended up having to pack wet clothes. We packed and played cards, and during the breaks in the rain we walked around the property trying to see anything we may have missed. The sun came …
... a few other areas that were pretty cool and made me like Italy a little more. Rome is a cool city with lots to do. Unfortunately there are also lots of people making it difficult to get around. But I was glad we were here and getting to see a city I've wanted to go to for years. After our long day, we got on the train, grabbed food and headed to the hotel. We spent the rest of the night ironing out our final travel plans ...
... doesn't have a nice feeling about it at all. We caught the train to Pompei and then walked 2kms out of the new city to the ruins of the ancient city Pompeii. We had a picnic lunch and then hired audio guides. We spent over 4 hours exploring the ruins - it was so fascinating! It is literally an entire city that has been uncovered and in 4 hours we didn't even get to half of it! Because it has been covered up since the volcanic eruption, the city is a ...
... wine (and of course this is done in classic Italian style, with much waving of arms and displays of emotion). I insist on a business card so I can write a review on Trip Advisor, we give the rest of the bottle of wine to our new friends from Holland, I pay for the wine and off we go. Susan is pretty angry by now and we walk around the corner and find a table at the Wine Bar Tamara, where our belief in good food and customer service is restored.
... and absolutely can't wait for that now that i've seen the outside. I had to get off the bus to have some lunch and something to eat as i was very lightheaded and had not taken a bottle of water on with me. For the first time on my trip i caved and grabbed some Macca's, i really was struggling to stay on my feet by this stage so some high fat, high sugar macca's was just the trick. Feeling refreshed and possibly suffering a little heat stroke i hopped back on the bus ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking