Royal Hotel Montevergine
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... island of Capri. The traditional way to tour the towns of Amalfi is by a bus trip along the terrifying cliffs, or a ferry. In fact most people travel one direction by bus and then the other by boat to get both experiences. This had been our plan until dinner that night. What really sold us on renting the boat was that they stopped at several spots around Capri, dropped anchor and went swimming at their leisure.
So the next morning we found ourselves at the ...
... Some hikers just behind us helped with water to wash my face. I was especially careful after that and never felt safe. Still managed to fall one more time on loose gravel over stone. But alas we made it to Nocelle only to have to climb deep steps forever to our B&B. I am travel fatigued and not excited to do anything more but all we need is to rest up before going to Positano ...
Jumped on a Frecciarossa early this morning for the trip to Naples and then on to Pompeii. We topped out at 300kmph on the Frecciarossa!
Spent quite a few hours poking around there looking at rocks and some more rocks! It gives a good insight into Roman life at the time, how they lived and amused themselves, where they shopped, etc. Of interest too was the amphitheatre where Pink Floyd recorded some tracks ...
... shocked from the drive and had to cart our 2 plus 1 bags down 149 stone steps to our villa. All the accommodation is perched on the side of cliffs set into the stone. This place has blown us away and even the grey gravel beach where we had to pay 25 euros ($30) to sit on a lounger with umbrella didn't phase us for too long (you have to pay for everything in this country) There are lots ...
... or asks if this is the boat to Sorrento. He takes a ticket and says things like Morocco or Greek isles making people do double takes as to of this is their boat. It is fun to watch. That boat leaves and ours arrives in typical Italian fashion about 10 minutes late. Not all transportation here is late, in fact most have been on time or close, but when they are late it just isn't a big deal to them. The Swiss on the other hand would have a coronary. We board and get ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet