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1 Leave a comment on paragraph 1 0 Naples 532

2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 enough considering the excellence of our meals, attentive service, and the fine view which we enjoy from our windows.

3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 Beginning just across the street from our Hotel is the “Villa Reale” the principal promenade of Naples, extending up the coast nearly a mile notwithstanding it is less than a hundred yards wide, it appears wider as you pass through its straight and wide promenade in the center with a grove of trees on either hand interspersed with gravelled walks.

4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Between this Park and the parallel row of houses round the wide avenue Riviera di Chiaia” and between its sidewalk and the Park runs the soft for for Horsemen. It was laid out in 1780. At the entrance are a couple of Cafés and near the middle is another- Near the centre is a large fountain with large basin, rustic rock work, and fancy Ducks floating among Gold Fish.

5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 At intervals are statues of eminent men, and copies of ancient art- Sundays are their favorite days for promenading and today we have had an opportunity of seeing the better class of Neapolitans. Before noon they began to congregate and the gay equipages in the chiaia were inspected from our windows with much interest. At 12 1/2 oclock a fine large brass band beyond the fountains began to discourse sweet music and at one oclock the crowd had increased so, that we felt

6 Leave a comment on paragraph 6 0 [-View from our windows-]

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