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... the Sorrento back home. We explored for six hours. With as soon as we walked out of the station and down the station steps we saw the centre with all of these Christmas lights and decorations taking the shapes of Reindeers, snowmen and more, it was magical.
We went in and out side streets, around the centre and everywhere else. Sorrento are apparently known for their lemons and their lemon juice so a lot of the side streets were just filled with ...
... or water fountain. They had a piped system that brought water around the town. The streets were paved with cobblestones - no dirt roads. We saw the baker's shops with ovens still there, big clay pot for restaurants for cooking where people ate out, just like restaurants today! We had some wonderful views of Mount Vesuvius. You could see the volcanic ring and observe the missing top of the mountain, the top having been volcanic, destroying and ...
... shop fronts, bathing houses, massage rooms, lots and lots of ancient ruins. Of course we also saw the plaster casts of two bodies that were caught up in the eruption. It was very, very hot but the guide's explanations were really good and until John wanted to see the brothel, the guide (Caesar) managed to keep us away from the worst of the crowds. Funny that that place would be so popular! Pompei was amazing and much, much bigger than we thought it would be. We grabbed ...
... the window, etc, etc. Funnily enough we felt entirely safe with him. He was full of stories and opinions and was great company.
Alessandro deposited us in the very capable hands of Marcello, our guide, who showed us some of the highlights of Pompeii and blended them with stories of everyday life in Roman times - their system of water collection, road construction, markets, street eateries and of course, the Roman brothel! He was extremely ...
... called us a bus! Once down to the harbor we caught a tender back to the ship.
Sitting in our room we have a perfect view of Mount Vesuvius-- that's the volcano that destroyed Pompeii centuries ago. It has been a lovely day with a few downers but it was well worth it. Tomorrow we travel along the Amalfi Coast on our last full day aboard The Mariner. We are ready to go home see our friends & love on our dogs;).