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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 …
... we saw the plaster set outlines of the bodies that had been uncover...sad, yet amazing how these bodies were frozen in time. You can see the detail in bone structure in children easier because of their more dense calcium levels. We could even see the branding on a slave's belt that marked the name of their owner. One of the most popular sites in Pompeii was, and still is it's brothel. Not a place we ever expected to end up as a family :) At its time, it's believed the ...
... There is a huge semicircle piazza, with an amazing colonnade next to the Church of San Francesco di Paola..which was commissioned by King Ferdinand to celebrate the end of his exile and Napoleonic rule.The church has an amazing cupola, 53 meters high and 34 m in diameter. After that we went to the Teatro San Carlo to inquire about the opera Pagliacci..which we may go to see,,AND to buy tickets for the tour of the theater which is the oldest continuously operating opera house ...
... and he said "good. Let's talk afterwards. I need better directions. I was told to go to Messina, then turn South. But that's it." When we laughed, he said "you won't think it's so funny tomorrow". We all had a good laugh. The singers and dancers also put on a good show. Early into the show, the gentleman next to me in the theater decided to spill his red wine down my leg. I was not impressed. He didn't even apologize! What a jerk! After the show, it was time for sleep. It had been a long ...