Travel Blogs from Pompei
... were so well preserved with colour and detail. Much of the marble is still intact on floors and what look like shop counters, even after having been buried under 25 meters of volcanic ash for 1500 years.
We hit a row of huge pine trees which signalled we had arrived at the stadium and amphitheatre sites where the gladiators would have entertained thousands of romans. As we entered, there we no ...
... on the way back to stock up on water and snacks and check out the ingredients that we will soon be using when we go self-catering on Friday: yummy prosciutto, cheeses, pasta .... It's going to be SO hard to put something decent together!
Have I mentioned the ridiculous amount of sleep we are having here? We wake up at around 8, go back to the room at around 4pm for a nap, wake up at 7 for dinner and back to ...
... underneath Mt Vesuvius and next to Naples. Speaking of Naples, we are warned not to say the "m" word here and use the code name cupcakes. Cupcakes are very existed in Naples and they dip into many business ventures. There is more than one murder per week here.
Anywho we have a guided tour here which involves wearing those weird headset thingees. Luckily our guide is younger, reasonably good looking and had a sense of humour. Pompei is the ...
... I had my google map instructions for getting to the apartment we had rented via a combination of walking and city bus but we couldn’t find the right bus stop. Finally after asking directions several times we found a stop with our bus # on it and going in the correct direction. We counted the number of stops on the sign and got off accordingly. Of course it turned out not to be the right stop. We couldn’t find street signs so we kept asking directions. ...
We arrived Saturday at 9:15am, bussed to the CICERONE HOTEL. Met our group of 43 and left immediately for a detailed tour of St. Peter's. What can you say, it is a one of a kind, enormous,
a Holy place, 15,000 visitors per day, people of all faiths. Our full time escort is super knowledgable, shows many things we would never see or know about if we were ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility