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Travel Blogs from Sorrento
... they were. Ethan even provided the entertainment for the boat ridehome as he danced the "Macarena" for everyone.
Observing life in Southern Italy has certainly been interesting. The car driving is totally crazy here - scooters darting in and out of traffic, large buses passing within centimetres of each other, constant honking and disregard for any sense of order from both motorists and pedestrians. Outside ...
... for those of you who prefer pictures to words. Totally referring to my dad in that statement.
I'm sure in a short time, as I learn more than three Italian words, I will become less of a tourist, and more of a European traveler. Maybe you'll be able to track these changes in reading my blogs, or maybe it will only be visible to me. You'll have to let me know about that.
... walk and a shopping trip for Christmas stuff... Our little group had a polite rebellion, none of us were here to shop, we want to see some interesting historical things, I was hoping to see the Cappella Sansevero with the "Veiled Christ" statue, no photos allowed, google it it is IMPRESSIVE... The talent to do this! Just amazing...So it was decided we would go here, and we were all glad we did, interesting family history, same ...
... the boats we just left. Caught the 40 minute ferry to Sorrento, walked about two blocks pulling luggage over cobblestone streets until we reached the lift that took us to the top of the cliff and the town. After walking six blocks, again all cobblestone, we decided to take a taxi the remaining 12 blocks to Hotel Central where we napped the afternoon away. From the roof top terrace of our hotel we can overlook the Bay of Naples and can see Mount Vesuvius.
... because it is Sunday. It only took us 30 minutes to get to the archaeological site of Pompeii. This, unlike Herculaneum, really was geared up for the tourists! Parking was 3€ and hour and there were souvenir stands. They're a a couple of entrances you can choose to enter and we chose that closest to the large and small theatres. The entrance ticket like at its counterpart, costs 11€. Interestingly, as I entered I heard my name ...
How has this villa rated in the past?
- Room service
- Pets allowed