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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 …
... come alive, did provide us with quite a bit of information. Once again we were thankful that there were only a couple of cruise ships in port and that it was not the height of the tourist season. The site itself was very interesting and the baths were the most complete that we have seen. It was interesting seeing the paved streets with the stepping stores used when it was raining ...
... And, incidentally, with no good words for Mr Berlusconi.
From Boscotrecase, we travelled on a special 4x4 bus through chestnut, oak, pine and broom forests, upwards until there was no vegetation, just barren volcanic rock. We trecked from the base up a spiral walk way, about 1 km, through the clouds, to the clear summit. It was quite strenuous, and several in our party had to give up.
Of course there was the ubiquitous gift shop at the top. We didn't ...
... soon ends and we are heading to Pompeii. Riccardo tells us a bit of history of the area and also tells us we have no worries in the car today as he is the best driver in all of Italy!
We arrive at Pompeii and the site is massive. It is nice and quiet when we first arrive however this is short lived as soon some more stupid running Japanese are upon us. Again the groups are an issue and this was not the best sight for me. Lots of cobblestones high steps ...