Landon & Janet's World Trip travel blog

We made it

We were supposed to go to Bari but the Pope was there...

The view from our balconey

View from the beach

Lemon slush made fresh daily from locals and local lemons

The roads were a bit tight

The gorge on the way to Nocelle

Over 1000 stairs on the walk down from Montepertuso to Positano

How about a nice swim to cool off after 1000 and some...

On our way to dinner

Local wine and still cheaper than coke.

Artist on the beach

The roads just hang over the cliffs

The city of Pompeii preserved amazingly well from the eruption of Mt....

This is a exact replica of a statue found in Pompeii

Artifacts all recovered from under the volcanic ash

Some of the paint and tiles still entact

A take away restaurant in Pompeii the hole held various foods and...

The Roman baths in Pompeii

The entry way to a house

Those are indentations from wagon and chariots. The stones are to cross...

This is a plaster mold of a guy who died in the...

They had lots of open spaces and parks

neat

Archeologists hard at work.

An old advertisment

From close to our hotel. Hello


May 28 to June 1

After 2 days of travel from Greece, a changed ferry port because of a visit by the Pope, a wrong turn in Sorrento, we finally made it to Positano. The town is far nicer than anything we could have imagined, it looks like we are in a movie. Our hotel looked a little scary from the outside but was beautiful inside and the view well see the picture! We walked around town one day and walked from two small villages up in the hills down to Positano beach. Had some excellent food and even better Gelato while we were there. We went to Pompeii for a day and the ruins here are maybe the best we have seen, so far. The plaster cast bodies were scary as they were so life like. You can see the terror on their faces. It is amazying that anybody gets to the area of Positano as the roads are windy, narrow and very scary drivers. The roads wind along cliffs hundreds of metres from the sea below. We throughly enjoyed our stay here and it is a must visit if you are ever in Italy. Next we are off to Rome.



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