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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... the road this sculpture, had only been erected four months ago and was a gift to this village by a friend, a Cuban artist. I like it. I suspect not everyone will.
On to Positano, a village smaller than Amalfi, still on the Amalfi Coast.
Antonia left us to employ the village. The narrow passages, now familiar to our eyes, were home to various shops. Some had closed for the season, others still keen to catch the "late tourists", like us, well, let's ...
... selections were delicious). Not to forget the baskets of crusty Italian bread. The unending bottles of red and white wines served were the hotel’s own label and were really, really good (even I had several glasses). Ending the meal was a wonderful dessert – pound cake soaked in Limoncella and topped with lemon crème. OMG!!
Finished the evening in the lobby bar with some tour members before heading off the bed to rest up for our next ...
... a half hours, it then took us, by bus, over 3 hours to get to Sorrento from Salerno, a distance of 50 kilometres. The roads wind up and around like those pictures of twisted intestines from high school science class. At one point, Rob and I had to stand and I had to choose between scratching my nose (why is it our nose itches when our hands are tied up?) and risking going ass over tea kettle into someone's lap or sucking it up and keeping my white knuckled grip onto ...
... open looking out at the Bay of Naples with Mount Vesuvius across the Bay. There are multiple terraces for eating and drinking and a private beach. I must mention the quality of the wine in Italy these days. It used to be that a lot of the cheaper wines were undrinkable but this time even the cheapest carafe of house Chianti is very good. Tonight we walked down to the town of Sorrento and the Foreigners ...
... when everyone was full - out came massive pizzas. Mamma Mia!
The next day we drove to Pompeii an ancient town frozen in time for 2000 years since it was covered by ash and pumice fragments by a cataclysmic eruption of Mt Vesuvius in AD79. This Unesco listed site provides a model of a working Roman city and is very interesting despite the sadness of seeing the body casts of people who died at the time.
Of concern of course is that Mt Vesuvius is still very much ...