The two ways of see Rome

In Milan (the city we went by mistake) we met Marcelo. He was from Sicily and he was in our hostel bedroom, he told us he loved Rome. I had never seen a man so excited about remembering a city. He said there were two ways of knowing Rome, night and day. They were very…

Roma as a local

Four more nights in Rome. Three with CouchSurf and one in a hostel near Termini. And that’s when I enjoyed Rome more because I stopped being a tourist and went on to be local. Meeting Ale was fortunate because she showed me her city in her own way. Pedaling. When I was asked at an…

Paestum

After the sea, we went to Paestum. The old Greek city. So without knowing it, I could see something from Greece without leaving Italy. It has three huge ruins that you can see from outside the small protecting fence. Across the street there is the museum with some of the items found in this city….

Amalfi Coast

You can see the ocean from Eboli and it was a surprise when my couchsurfs took me to swim one day. It was a 30 minutes car drive to get to the park where the sea is protected (which means it is clean). We went down to the rocky beach to leave our towels and…

Eboli, Italy

I went to Eboli as a whim, because it is a place that since my childhood I knew I should go so I did. And I went with the best company. My couchsurfers taught me not only the town but also the people around. They taught me to prepare pesto pasta and I got what I think has…

Pompeii

From Naples to Pompeii is not long. You get on a train that takes you in twenty minutes and it costs less than three euros. While you’re on the train you can see Vesuvius. Pompeii is an ancient city. I went there because I was so close so, why not? “It should be interesting”, I…