Travel Blogs from Forio
I do not have anything I want to say about Naples. We walked over to the oldest part of Naples, as this is one of the main tourist places and not to be missed, apparently, and it was disgusting, loud, and full of mafia looking people and black as night Africans, that get up in your business. Get me out of ...
... an actual tour guide showing a couple around and listened in until he lead us to a display in the orc*********** where casts of village people who were caught in the lava were displayed. I had been told previously that most artifacts had been removed from the site and placed in a museum in Naples. This proved correct and all that is now within the site is remains of buildings. These remains date back 2000 years to BC and I believe were preserved by the molten lava ...
... mousse for dessert.
I did some hand washing back at my room. I’ll be so glad to have a washer at the apartment in Rome, but there are 4 more days of the tour before that! I also spent way too much time trying to rotate the video I took on the chair lift by 90 degrees. No luck so far—ha!
Addendum: I finally was able to rotate the video with the help of Travelpod!!! Scroll down past all of the other pictures; click on the video to play.
... are actually some jokes that have marked the history of this day in Italy. Here are some of them: -The most ancient joke in Italy is that of the announcement made by Buoncompagno from Florence in the XIII century when he promised to fly over the town of Bologna with a machine he invented on April 1st. The whole population gathered to see the flight, which actually never took place as it was a trick. -In March 1878 the Gazzetta d'Italia, an Italian newspaper, announced that people ...
... me of Old San Juan, though they are much older. One of the gates dates back to when Sorrento was a pre-Roman Greek port.
Marina Grande is a very small fishing harbor. There are several seafood restaurants built over the water. We had my favorite dinner so far in Italy - huge local grilled Shrimp (heads still on), Gnocchi (sorrento specialty) and Eggplant Parmigiana (currently in season).
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking