Relais Villa Signorini
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... his antics. So 11 o'clock, the start of the celebratory mass, comes and goes, and we are still in the piazza. Then 11:30, the start of he procession through the streets of Civita, comes and goes, and we are still waiting in the park at the bottom of the hill. Eventually a bus shows up, to take us up the mountain, but then fills up too quickly, and we are cut off, and still we wait in the piazza. We made sure that this driver ...
... to just give you an opening.
Unfortunately, by the time we had found our hotel and checked in, it was really too late to do anything out. We tried to go to Herculaneum, but after some difficulty finding the parking lot, it was closed to final entry by the time we got out of the car. Things will just have to wait until tomorrow.
... its burial during the eruption.
It was a fascinating site to visit. I got to walk through the buildings and see frescoes still with their original vibrant colors. Going down into the original excavation tunnels was also quite the experience. This is a hard site to explain, since you really need to experience it for yourself. If you ever visit Italy, take the time to see Herculaneum. You won't regret it!
... in Italy.
There were simply too many awesome sites crammed into such a small space, but here is a list of what I would consider the highlights of our tour:
- When visitors enter Herculaneum, they circle it from above, getting a good scenic view before entering a tunnel through the tuff (volcanic mud). The tunnel emerges onto what was once the beach (but is now 3-4 stories below ground level). The physical effect of bringing the ...
Day 060: 5 hours, 15. kms
I did sort of look at the map before starting this hike to see if there are any roads that take me up the mountain, and it does seem that there's a road that will take me right close to the peak. The question is, how important is it to try to reach the peak of Vesuvius? Part of me just wants to continue on down the road and settle for a nice view of the the peak as I pass—focusing more on adding ...