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... and very pleased our colour was not "green" I'm sure!
As we were walking the promenade from the ferry to the main beach area, Luigi showed us the row of small boats lined up....small they were, only two cross benches as seats. These were what would have taken us from the beach around the point into the cave....The Blue-Grotto.
Today, sea was too rough and so no cave visit. That was another blessing - bonus I was talking about earlier. Because neither ...
... a hint of what the island must have been like before mass tourism and jetsetters. Munthe wrote a book about building the villa that became an international best-seller around 1900, and was largely responsible for making the island of Capri so famous outside Italy. The garden grounds are lovely with unparalleled views of Capri town, the Marina Grande and even Vesuvius in the far distance.
The island of Capri is synonymous ...
... lift to the top. The chair lift would certainly not meet American safety standards, not much to prevent you from falling through! The ride is quite and serene as you approach the summit. There is a small cafe and viewing area at the top, just magnificent.
Our four hour stint on Capri was quickly coming to an end. We dashed down to the harbor to meet Stefano. On our way back ...
... what was called an Omelette Pancake Flambe. Thinking that it was some sort of local dish you can imagine our surprise when an egg omelette, on fire, turned up at our table. Not the way we expected to finish off the night but it did make us laugh.
Tomorrow we leave this paradise for our trip to Florence. We are really looking forward to seeing Florence, the birth place of the renaissance, but have agreed we must return one day to beautiful ...
... from Jax (Luis) come see us for a few days before moving on to other European locales. The summer flew by! Now that its Fall, Steph’s continued her cooking/baking quest and has even started weekly pie making the last month or so with a friend. Just canned homemade salsa with another friend and her homegrown jalepeno or serrano peppers this past weekend. This week is Halloween, in Italy it's All Saints day then Nov 1 it's the Day of the Dead ...