Salerno – Italy review

A pitoresque little city in southern Italy , Salerno retains it’s medieval architecture and historic center. Squeezed between the mountains and the sea it offers great views and landscapes everywhere you look. Nice old architecture at the base and modern bridges and motorways up on the mountains. And being a true  Italian city , the atmosphere is as nice as it is annoying sometimes.

Each day from 12 to 16:00 the hole city dies , nothing moves and all the shops close they’re doors during the siesta hours , that means that in you’re few free hours to visit around everything is closed!! Another annoying fact is that there are absolutely no exchange offices around , and on top of that no shop will Continue reading “Salerno – Italy review”

La Spezia – Italy

La Spezia – a port city located in the north-west of the Italian peninsula , near Genova. It’s a double resort , in the summer tourists come to the beautifull beaches located near the city and in the winter the close distance to the Alps make it a great place to go skying. The city is sorrounded by mountains , at sea level there is a mediteranean feel and as you go up , get’s a mountain feel look. Great city worth stopping if you’re in the area.

ps: because it is Italy after all some Romanian immigrants were sure to be found , i found them in port lashing containers on the ship i was on 🙂

Vezi alte calatorii / other trips : Brasov 02.2014 , Istanbul 01.2014 , Cluj Napoca 08.2013 , Sibiu 07.2013San Pedro , Bucharest 2013 , Varna 2012 , Los Angeles 2012 , Budapest & Viena , Salerno , Cluj Napoca 2012 , Firenze , Brasov 02.2012 , Amsterdam , Antofagasta , Valencia , Lima , Bremen , Istanbul 2009 , Valletta , San Juan , Barcelona , Singapore 2010 , Los Angeles 2010 , Transilvania road trip , La Spezia , Bosphor by ship , Sydney , Melborune , AucklandSan FranciscoTauranga

Alternative tourism: Georgia , Burning gate of Turkmenistan , North Korea , Chernobyl   , Nouadhibou graveyard

In cealalta jumatate / How the other half lives : Guayaquil  , Lagos

photos part I: port entrance & sea promanadeitalian Alps

Cathedral Plaza