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Travel Blogs from Sorrento

Day in Sorrento

A travel blog entry by bern54 on Sep 30, 2014

1 comment, 20 photos

... mozarella, ricotta, meats, their own olives and other antipasta goodies. Then we ate the pizzas baked followed by lemon cake that had been soaked in Limoncella. All delicious! Another taste of Limoncella both original and creamy and we were off to the hotel for a very quick siesta. I liked the creamy one best! Got word that Jess has a daughter, Yvie. Beautiful! The weather is fine, blue skies and 28 degrees so we all feel like going to the beach. We don't have time to swim in ...

Ancient Pompeii and Sorrento

A travel blog entry by hazel.leslie on Sep 21, 2014

7 photos

... Thank goodness for that! We saw some beautiful patches of
blue water though and heard about the history of the island.
Anacapri, the high part of the island is where the rich people go to
holiday and shop and there is a funicular to connect the upper and
lower parts. More cobbles, more sore feet. At last we had a couple
of hours to look around Sorrento before our last meal (so to speak),
the ...


A travel blog entry by migs-nz on Jul 02, 2014

40 photos

... loved the inner courtyard garden (obviously not the original). I think it would be ideal to have a garden incorporated into the centre of your house! There was also another hint of irony as the guide explained how the walls found under the house were ruins of an earlier house buried by a previous eruption- not sure if she had her facts right or not. There were bodies found in the house ...

Sorrento: Pompeii and Amalfi

A travel blog entry by faerenuff on May 23, 2014

1 comment, 37 photos

... of perspective and painted trompe l'oeil to make the rooms appear larger and more elaborate then they were. This use of perspective in art disappeared with the fall of Rome and did not appear again in Europe until the Mid Renaissance some 900 years later. Amazing.

Herculaneum unlike Pompeii was a residential city, not a rough sea port. The building were larger and more elaborated, many with tow or three stories. The only building we saw in Pompeii with ...

Cute italian villages

A travel blog entry by kerri.hobman on Apr 22, 2014

2 photos

... bult up a cliff, the italians certainly didnt pick easy places to buikd seaside villages. great for photos though. possitano was the nicest as it was quiter but also the houses looked better kept, the houses in amalfi could definitely do with a fresh coat if paint and some love. it wasnt as sunny today but still lovely. a few years ago at conference I was madly in love with cafe eic and there gelato and tried to eat every flavour over 5 days I think I gave up at ...