Hotel Alfonso a Mare
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... Found ourselves near the main train station which was tense to say the least - I had read the best pizza place was near here so we parked up and - hid everything in site (including the nodding arsenal dog) and left tranny hoping she was still there on our return. Pizza place found - just before the graffitied Burberry shop - massive line so we order takeaway to hopefully get in the road earlier than sitting down. As I was waiting a ...
... of course. There are stairs everywhere! The beach for example was beautiful but down over 300 of them which on the way down I knew would mean for a sweaty salty walk back up! But what better way to burn off the pasta and pizza! My little spot was lovely, a few people down there but not many more were over at the more upper class beach drinking cocktails and laying on loungers... my rock and beer were quite satisfactory though that night I ate in ...
... the ferries will be running which will take the stress off the buses - then a train from Sorrento to Naples. We are in Naples for two nights before we fly to Sicily. After lunch, I left Jack at the house and walked down into Praiano, then further down still to the other beach in Praiano. The walk from the main road down to beach is very pretty. I counted 350 steps - which wasn't much fun coming back. ...
... look down, and my heart seems to skip a beat, as the road just drops away to sheer cliffs and the ocean below. I'm sure the drivers know these roads well, and at least they continually beep their horns to warn oncoming traffic, but I can't wait to get off the bus!!
Amalfi doesn't have the same romantic charm as Positano but it has a rich history, so there's many visitors. I find it mind-boggling that Amalfi was a powerful Maritime republic between 839-1135 AD! It's so old ...
Our host, Mr. Nicola, took us out on his boat today for a tour of the Amalfi Coast. The water view of the road from Sorrento to Priaino gave us an idea of the incredible engineering that went into making this road a UNESCO site. Most of the roadway is either built up land on the side of a mountain or a bridge spanning two sections of a mountain, or a tunnel going through cliff side terrain. No wonder I was so scared on the drive here!!! Mr. ...