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Thursday, September 07, 2017

Naples, Italy

September 7 Thursday (Naples)

Day 27 - This was my third visit to the city of Naples. Although one of my favourite places in Italy, I was not really looking forward to this port. Jay and I had already done most of the 'touristy' things. We've climbed Mount Vesuvius, taken a hydrofoil to Capri, walked the streets of Pompeii, and visited beautiful Sorento. I was thinking that we'd just take the time to walk around town.

September 7 Thursday (Naples)

September 7 Thursday (Naples)

The port is in a premier spot right near downtown. We walked out and then the rain started. It poured for most of the day and not just showers. We spent about an hour in a big church waiting for the rain to let up. It didn't. We saw a lot of folks inside and figured they were doing the same, but after we finally decided to get a little wet, we passed a hearse destined for our place of refuge.

We came back early. This big ship feels as though it is home. After a bit more than three weeks, we will come to miss our time on the MS Westerdam. As the ship slipped out of Naples in the evening, we felt a little sad in knowing it was time to pack our bags. We fly home from Rome tomorrow.

September 7 Thursday (Naples)

September 7 Thursday (Naples)

We ate many fine dinners during the second half of our trip with Brian and Val. They are Australians and it was nice to get know them. Tonight was our final dinner with them at the 8:15 sitting on level 3 of the main dining area. It ended with a birthday cake for Jay's birthday. He turns another year older tomorrow and it was nice of Holland America to commemorate that fact.

September 7 Thursday (Naples)

September 7 Thursday (Naples)


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