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Pompei and Rome

Postby MattSPL » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:38 pm

We went on holiday to Italy a couple of years ago and visited Rome and Pompei.

It was one of those coach tour holidays where your based in 1 hotel for the week but travel to various places.

It was hectic, getting up between 6am and 8am every morning, after drinking way too much wine the night before :?
But it was a very enjoyable holiday, getting to know the group staying with us and sharing many crazy stories along the way.

The tour guide was an Italian born lady called Marina. She was probably in her late 60's but had more energy than us.
She was married to one of the wailers(Bob Marley) crew but later devorced. Apparently she contributed to some lyrics in their songs as she toured with them. And was a retired Nuclear scientist of some sort and spoke 7 languages.
How much of this is true i dont know, except her daughter that we met was Half Jamaican, and i remember the Lyrics of one of Bob's songs saying 'No fear for Atomic energy'.
She was entertaining anyway :)

Ill try and find the pics and post them .
Amazing place, especially Pompei.

A street in Pompei. The buildings along the street were houses.
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These symbols :lol: are dotted around Pompei - pointing the Romans in the direction of the local brothel
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The old prison in Rome
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Re: Pompei and Rome

Postby Musicraft » Mon Jul 26, 2010 11:43 pm

Hi Matt

Great. I look forward to seeing some pictures. :)

All the best

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Re: Pompei and Rome

Postby ben0635 » Tue Jul 27, 2010 7:59 pm

Am skint for the rest of the year but i still fancy a cheap holiday break.
Any ridiculously cheap destinations in mind?
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Re: Pompei and Rome

Postby MattSPL » Tue Jul 27, 2010 8:04 pm

I think Prague is a good weekend break cheap place to get to
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Re: Pompei and Rome

Postby MattSPL » Tue Jul 27, 2010 10:14 pm

Post now edited with pics :D
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Re: Pompei and Rome

Postby ben0635 » Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:40 am

MattSPL wrote:I think Prague is a good weekend break cheap place to get to

I hear beer is cheap as well,now thats a thought.
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Re: Pompei and Rome

Postby MattSPL » Wed Jul 28, 2010 7:29 pm

Yes and you can buy Chips with Mayonaise to eat while you walk around :D
Ive never been, but my parents were there and said it was lovely.
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