Travel Blogs from Conca dei Marini
... KGB .... LOL ( p.s. we missed our scooter buddies today :( xxx ) It was interesting and enjoyable conversation anyway. Grabbed a few beers, calzone and cannoli's put them in our bag and headed home. Sat out on our balcony eating, drinking and listening to the animated voices of the locals echoing all about the valley. Feeling pretty fortunate but can help thinking of EVERYONE back home and wishing you could ALL be here sharing this with us. :) ...
... August 24 & 25, Vesuvius awoke with world-changing power. The upper parts of the mountain were reduced to rubble and blown (as ash and pumice) up to 18 miles upward into the sky, before being carried south by the wind and falling back to earth. In Pompeii, the weight of the fallout collapsed rooftops and the hot gas asphyxiated residents. The village of Herculaneum turned from a coastal fishing village into an inland ruin, covered many meters ...
... the bus, we had decided to walk back to Amalfi but needed sustenance first, choosing the terrace restaurant in the Hotel Rufolo. The food was excellent and the service first rate with incredible views.
Then for the walk back to Amalfi. This took about 75 min and although it was downhill, there were a huge number of stairs. It zigzagged down the cliff face, through lemon orchards and vegetable gardens terraced out of the hillside. Besides often ...
... is the birthplace of the pizza). We were picked up and arrived at Nido Degli Dei which is an existing B&B but now also does cooking classes. Mamma Gabriella is absolutely wonderful. She put us right to work making I cannot pronounce what but it was beef rolled up with parsley and Parmesan then cooked in tomato and garlic sauce. The pasta had fried eggplant, zucchini with squash ...
... this small place and placed our order. Experience here in Europe has told me that most pizza places will sell you single slices. These slices are usually large enough for a small meal, but personally I was hungry enough for a little more. The menu specified two sizes, single and grande, which I translated to single slice and full pizza. The two we were with, ordered the single, Shannon and I shared a grande. This place doesn't mess around. A single is a large size back home ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet