Hotel Villa Di Sorrento
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Pets allowed
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... which has dispensed with much of the curvy sea side road from Naples to Sorrento. I think a 6 km tunnel is a new record for me.
"Wedged on a ledge under the mountains and over the Mediterranean, spritzed by lemon and olive groves, Sorrento is an attractive resort of 20,000.....well located for regional sightseeing...fine place to stay and stroll." Sorrento as described by Rick Steves. It does have a ...
... mesmerizing panorama from late in the afternoon until nightfall.
The first night we had been invited to dinner in nearby Nerano at the home of Andrea, a former colleague and good friend of my father. Andrea is Italian, and spent a few years at Baylor doing some impressive research before he was offered his own institute back in his homeland of Naples. We joined Andrea, his wife Alessandra, and his son Marco for homemade pizza, cooked in an outdoor ...
... some sections of Pompeii that are covered in ash and haven’t been excavated, this is so that future generations will have the ability to reveal more of the city and continue to learn about it.
It was extremely hot, so we weren’t unhappy when the 2 hr tour ended and we could go get lunch and a drink in the shade. Jess and I made a few other friends that we shared a table with.
Back in the day Pompeii was known as a little bit of a sex town so ...
... gaining our attention with the most pompous British "Hello". It got old but he was humorous and provided some giggles for the group. One more night spent wandering the streets of sorrento, tasting some of the local cuisines like our first minestrone and FREE lemoncello tasting....which was basically 8 different conversations at 8 different shops of: "no I've never tried it"..."oh here, please, try some". A fitting end to our Sorrento stay was to wonder the streets the next morning, ...
... free. So we would do the ruins then have coffee and a snack at the restaurant before heading to Sorrento. The Pompeii ruins are HUGE. The biggest ruins we've seen yet. This site was where the fated city suffered from the eruption of Mount Vesuvius in 67 A.D. The majority of the entire village remains and they have recovered mummified bodies from under the rubble. The amount of ash that covered everything after the eruption limited air and oxygen from decomposing ...