Travel Blogs from Naples
Our flight didn't leave til 3pm so we had plenty of time to relax this morning. Went to lunch one last time at the burger place then got on the bus to the airport. The flight was like the Italian version of the rowdy English one over.. but possibly louder, more pushy, and P.D.A's where ever you looked. Horrible!
Ange had arrived earlier that …
... Sorrentini meal at the English Inn, and later walked down to the marina. Taking the winding trail down to the water, I thought I would switch it up and take them back up to Piazza Sant Antonino a different route. A route that happened to be gated off at the top… woops! Mom and Dad just laughed though, convinced it was a secret effort of mine and my sister’s to get them to exercise more.
On Tuesday I ...
... the name of this house. There are beautiful bronze statues from the garden, satyrs and forest animals, which look as though they were made yesterday. From here we headed to the opposite wing where the frescos from the walls of the houses of Pompeii can be found. I think it is best you look at the photographs from today reader to truly understand what a marvel these are. The colors are as vibrant as ever and the use of architectural features in their art would put ...
... very slow process of excavating 30m of dried mud began.
Today only 1/3 of the ancient town of Herculaneum is fully excavated, and the modern town of Herculaneum still stands over the top of the rest of it.
The ruins have been preserved beautifully.
We can still see clearly ancient mosaics, fountains, roads, signs, buildings, frescoes and even 2000 year old wooden doors!
... controversy on this one too – apparently actually named after Lord Marlboro so they argued about that one for a while. Funny as.
A leisurely dinner completed the trend for the day before we watched a weird movie where Johnny Depp is a vampire on our caravan sized cabin TV before an early bed.
THURSDAY (yesterday) - SICILY
This morning we woke having arrived in Messina, Sicily!!!
And a GLORIOUS DAY! We ventured out ...