Travel Blogs from Naples
... with a severe case of jet-lag. Oh well, got to pay to play!
Since leaving on this adventure in March, I can really say without a doubt that Mike and I have gone, we have seen and we did...a LOT and the memories made are priceless!
Our mileage on our feet, as of today, is 709,533 steps logged on our FitBit trackers and right at 400 miles. We still have some walking to do in Chicago airport so we will add a little more. ...
... s attention to lower the bucket to get things up to the window thus avoiding a trip up the stairs. They each have a unique high pitched, bird-like whistle unlike any we've heard. Mixed in are the sounds of children playing in the streets and parents calling them home.
Friday, Sept 27
Another sick day for George, now has added a cough. The TV in our hotels get only 5-6 stations and the only one in English is CNN. So George figured put ...
... castles, churches and museums to the origins of the pizza pie. A tour of Naples' historic city center is an education in ancient architecture from medieval times to the Renaissance age to the Baroque period.You'll take in the hustle and bustle of Naples from the comfort of an air-conditioned motorcoach complete with a knowledgeable tour guide narrating the way. This 2 hour tour takes you through the historic city center past Naples' marvelous old architecture ...
... an even longer day of travel from Sorrento, via Pompeii for a tour of the famous ancient ruins. I have the worst memories of Naples, from the first time I arrived on a bus, and nearly an hour outside of Naples, I asked a local sitting next to me if the haze and campfire smell was Mount Etna, only to be told "No, that's how the air in Naples is." I remember waking up in the middle of my first night in Naples, hyperventilating, and even considering packing up and leaving at 3 ...
... dropped off at the top of the hill in the village, and
followed the windy road down, did some shopping and headed to the
beach front for lunch at Chez Black. The girls had some good pesto
pasta, I had an awesome seafodd pasta that came with tonnes of
muscles, clams and prawns. The food in Southern Italy was instantly
proven better than the north. We swam at the picturesque rocky beach
for a few hours, paid 10 euro for a thai massage. After w good day ...