Travel Blogs from Naples
... through. The ancient road winds in and out of ravines along with hillside. Along the way, there are many villas clinging to the cliffs. You have to wonder how they built them – there were no harnesses or scaffolding in those days!
We arrived to chaos in Amalfi town. Thousands of people, including group after group of teenagers, had descended upon the town. We’re not sure if this was just because ...
... tesserae) that was used for this incredible work of art, were no bigger than match heads. Absolutely mind- boggling. I think these will only be beaten by what we will see in The Roman Villa at Piazza Armerina in Sicily - but who knows? The next exhibition we saw was the retrieved painted stucco walls from villas from Pompeii and Herculaneum. We have visited Pompeii and Herculaneum a couple of times and have seen traces of stucco left on ...
... baked all the buildings including their contents before the lava flow engulfed it to a depth of 20+ M so it became a time capsule. It was excavated in an amateur way in the late 1700s & more sensitively has been being worked on since the 1920s. Only a fraction has been
excavated but it gives us a good picture of Roman life at the time. We were fascinated & it seemed far better labelled & explained than Pompei its more ...
... the great food, beer, and wine. Still need to figure out a way to put that plan in action.....
I just found out my apartment passed inspection so I sign the lease on October 23rd and
move in on the 31st. All of my things are here so I can't wait to get settled! I'm getting so sick of living out of a suitcase and can't wait to get all of my pots and pans so I can cook and bake again.
This weekend a friend and ...
... reputation depends a lot on who you talk to. For those who think that a Swiss city is what a city should be (nothing against Swiss cities), Naples is pretty dirty, especially if you count the graffiti. But it`s not smelly (well, at least if there is not a garbage strike, which was fortunately the case for us) unless you don`t like the smell of the sea. The graffiti, because there is so much, actually becomes more a part the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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