Hotel Vergilius Billia
- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
- Room service
- Breakfast Available
- High-speed internet in room
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... my concerns, Catia was a very good driver. Our new tour member was called Romeo and we became slightly concerned about him when we arrived in Positano. He didn't look so good and had to ask where we were. He was quite shaky and said that he'd only had 3 hours sleep so had drunk 5 cups of coffee already. We arranged to meet up at a certain time and then headed off to explore.
Doug and I found a lovely shop that ...
... this one had him stumped. So we gave up looking for it and walked around the streets. Eventually and quite by accident we came upon the Duomo. It was another lovely Cathedral, but it was in a different location than was indicated on the tourist map. We then came upon an archaeological discovery of a community that had been buried under a mudslide many years ago! It is called San Lorenzo Maggiore. It was great to be able ...
We were up early and off the boat by 8am. We met our driver but, for some reason, their van wasn't big enough for 16 so we had to wait while they exchanged it. Losing about 45 minutes, we headed out to visit Pompeii. Turns out it is located about a half hour away so we got there early enough and started our tour with a special Pompeii guide. Very interesting. The town has been under excavation for over 150 years and very well preserved because of the 20' of ash that covered the ...
... To me there is better....much better. We then stopped for some pasta (which also changed from Florence and Rome), and then back through the mountains to Pompeii. At Pompeii we were met by our tour guide for our tour of the ruins. Quite amazing as the city before its destruction by Mount Vesuvius dropping a little ash, had 20,000 inhabitants. There are whole bodies on display that were buried in the ash. ...
... s a great guide, and I can recommend it to anyone visiting the site. (He also has ones for most major cities in Europe, but I haven't had a chance to try those yet).
I could easily fill a dozen blogs just with information about Pompeii, so I'll try and just keep it to a quick overview. Pompeii and Herculaneum were thriving Ancient Roman port cities, right up until the 24th of August 79AD. On that day, the great mountain, Vesuvius, erupted ...