Travel Blogs from Naples
Today was the last day of our first tour. We drove to the Royal Palace of Caserta in Naples... This place is immense with 1,200 rooms We had high expectations as a local guide we had had on a previous excursion had told us "better than Versailles!" mmmmmmm....well... Maybe only because this was Italian and he was a very proud Italian. The rooms we …
The morning started rather ominously as a thunderstorm rolled over. I lay in bed a tad concerned as to how we might manage rolling our bags in the storm to the station... luckily it stopped raining in time. It was hard enough rolling over cobblestones.
We had been to the station the previous day in order to rehearse what we would encounter …
We stayed in Naples for a private tour of the 770m tunnel between two districts leading to another archeological site, this one on the coast facing Capri. On the way to this historic site we heard a commotion, we looked to our right and discovered a protest complete with smoke bombs was entering the piazza we were in. After a sharp left we rerouted ourselves and moved a little quicker to the city bus. Once we reached the ...
It's been a good day today. I have learnt a new Italian word - Saldi - it means 'sale' and a lot of shops have it written in their window at the moment. I have discovered a new biscuit - chocolate chip with a hidden blob of nutella in the middle (they are yum!). And we got more words right than the three friends on the game show on Italian TV tonight (they ended up winning 7 euro from the round whereas ...
It has been a day of delights for us in Naples, and more importantly a day of sampling the best pizza on the planet! Our journey started with the first of many train rides on the very fast European rail network. We travelled from Rome to Naples in a little over an hour on the Frecciarossa train, which moves at speeds of up to 360 km/hr. It is a very comfortable trip in a premium Economy, which cost us less than $100 for the round trip. Our first stop in Naples was Pizzeria da ...
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