Travel Blogs from Sorrento
... After the class, we all sat down together with some wine and enjoy the meal we just prepared together. I met some great people with great stories of their own holiday.
Yesterday, we had an early start. We decided to splurge, and we hired a driver to take us around the Amalfi Coast. Seraphino had picked us up from Napoli Centrale train station and taken us to the B&B. He was a great guide for that hour and had ...
... decided to go for a swim at the local beach. We set our towels down on the stony shore and raced in to the blue. The water was refreshing and clear. We swam around for a short while before drying ourselves off in the Italian sun. After a few scoops of gelato, we got on our little scooter and decided to head to Positano, a village we passed on the way down.
Driving our way back along the road the amber afternoon sun smiled down as we arrived at Positano. Positano lay in ...
... island I have ever seen. Besides the harbor all of it's shores are steep, rocky cliffs. When we arrived we took another boat ride all the way around the island. Staring up the cliffs was breathtaking. I coukd have watched the waves crash into the rocky shores all day. They showed us the various grottos. To my understanding a grotto is a cave into a cluff where water flows. Have you ever heard of the Blue Grotto? Well it's one of the 7 natural wonders of the world and it's on ...
... 2 people!
The food at the hotel has been excellent and my favorite would be the cuttlefish with fennel I had as an entree our first night here. Sam's has been the bacala for sure.
We have decided to take private transport to Naples, as we learned the bus takes you to the airport, not the train station. As our train leaves Naples at 1120, we will get picked up from our hotel at 0930 and arrive around 1030. This gives us time in case of ...
... shopping was really good and bought some shoes and clothes. The other thing we knew about Sorrento is that it is the legitimate home of Limoncello including the label rights you see on wine bottles these days. You put it in the freezer and drink it neat in a shot glass. It doesn't freeze because it is a thick lemon syrup about 30% proof. Best tasted after seafood we are told. We stocked up to take home some of the local brew.
By early-afternoon it ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service