Travel Blogs from Pompei
... at this rate! But eventually we gathered some energy and entered gates to the ghost city.
The first street we entered was clearly the old Roman ‘high street’ from 2000 years ago and instantly felt that this place once had life and soul flowing through it. The site was immense so we agreed to walk the length of this street to the main amphitheatres then loop round via some smaller streets ...
Today we went to Pompeii....
First, we need to talk about the roads along the Amalfi Coast, they are not for the faint hearted or those driving anything wider than a Fiat 500.... It takes 40 minutes of Paolo fighting his innate fear of oncoming traffic, especially buses, and Lia actively retching on the back seat for us to make it to the highway that takes us toward Napoli..... Where's that 'wish you were' postcard when ...
... with our hands. Most of the previous communication with Italians has been interpreting their hand gestures as they talk. But they are very good at it so it's okay.
At the service stop I order "uno caffe latte perfavore". They understand - stoked! As well as the national language they speak their own dialects. I'm going to work on my Neopolitan - not the three flavoured icecream but the language of the area we are headed to.
... one escalator for one portion…woohoo!
We grabbed a panino and found our platform. Our train was just arriving. Perfect timing. This would be our last Italian train and reserved seats made it comfortable.
It took an hour and a half to reach Rome’s Termini station. And this would be the point where our day would become confusing. First off, we couldn’t find the TI in the station to get a map. We did find the machines for Metro ...
... there's the limoncello, a digestif made from lemon rinds, alcohol, water and sugar. Be it at breakfast (yes, even breakfast these days) lunch or dinner they will show up with the complimentary shot of lemoncello at the end. Yesterday we ended the week returning from Ischia on our boat as the sun set on the bay. Words can not demonstrate this beauty....hopefully the photo can capture a bit of it. And because this was not enough at 11:45 we were teated to a 25 ...
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