Magnificent Pompeii. What a day we have had wandering through the ruins of Pompeii.I did not expect the site to be so expansive. We spent 41/2 hours walking from one building to another. We both had audio guides which allowed us to go at our own pace. It was crowded with large tour groups with limited time to do the "Pompeii thing". We have just had our last walk up the Corso Italia the main street of Sorrento. We head to Rome tomorrow.We are hoping there may b...
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Yes we did get to see the wedding.We made it to hotel in Rome in time to see most of the wedding in Italian. Then we went on a tour of Rome. It is now 9pm Friday night and we are watching CNN special 2hour coverage. We are glad we are not in London
This the view from our balcony in the centre of Sorrento.It is a bit like the Gold Coast strip. Yesterday we took the public bus to Amalfi. What a road. It could be described as the"oh my God " road. So many twists and turns and so close to the edge of a sheer drop.We took the ferry back to Sorrento and it was far more pleasant. We did enjoy Amalfi some quaint little shops and a magnificent cathedral. Today we went to Capri and took a boat tour around the isla...
We went to Fiesole in the hills around Florence The views were spectacular Later we were at Plaza dell Michaelangelo with this fabulous view of Florence. Now to try and pack our bags for Sorrento
We are now on the train to Naples before changing for a train to Sorrento The country side is very green and lush We seem to be traveling through high hills and often go through tunnels We are traveling first class and we have just had tea and biscuits We are wondering if it will be hot on the coast?