Grand Hotel Quisisana
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"I think people in Italy live their lives better than we do. It's an older country, and they've learned to celebrate dinner and lunch, whereas we sort of eat as quickly as we can to get through it." A very wise man said these words. His name...George Clooney. Need I say more. Today is our last day in Capri. As always, beautiful in almost every way …
My birthday passed without incident. I'm so glad I was with my family on this beautiful island. Capri has always been special to me. We've celebrated many special occasions here with our friends. I realized for the first time, though, how touristy it has become. Maybe it's always been that way and I just wasn't paying attention. I know, poor me. Lol. Just an observation. Now for the pictures...
... Back to the subject... OCD (2nd ed.) under "Capri": "Augustus ... often stayed here... Tiberius spent his last ten years on Capreae, amid wild debaucheries according to incredible ancient records. Ruined villas afford tangible memorials of his sojourn; he is said to have built twelve, named after various deities. After Tiberius the Caesars avoided Capreae except as a place of banishment...." You and I should be so ...
... the water. The famous Faraglioni (giant, rigid rocks developed due to erosion from ocean waves) beautifully jutted out from the southeast side of the island. The gardens were a great viewpoint for them and the better option to a 20 euro tour up close and personal. I think they would be more majestic from afar.
A review on TripAdvisor had recommended getting a limoncello before entering the gardens. Just meters away (because they don't do feet ...
... paid no mind to being photographed.
I sat on the square and ate a Caprese salad (because you have to in Capri) and drank my Prosecco. The sun began to set, so I armed myself with some gelato (Straciatella and Caffe) before sitting on a bench to watch the sun go down. Clouds were drifting in and though the sun was below the mountain, I could still see pinks and oranges peeking out from behind.
I came back to the room to look ...