Hotel Villa Rita
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Photos finally uploaded for yesterday's blog
Very busy day today. Went on a walking tour of old Naples plus a bus trip around the sights. Have to say the parts we saw today were a lot more atmospheric than those we saw yesterday. We went to a church were the sculptures were fantastic. The Veiled Christ sculpture is apparently well known (not to me) But unless you google it you will never see it because no ...
... intricate detail seem so advanced for 800 BC.
The museum at the site houses many well preserved artifacts as well as some early frescoes. Our favorite was the diver, depicting man's journey from this world to the world of the afterlife.
Kevin and Anne navigated the way back to Praiano, on a Friday night no less, and we all navigated the 64 steps back down to the apartment. Exhausted, we made a makeshift dinner out of scraps and called it a day.....an amazing ...
... I had a wonderful meal of pasta with walnuts and anchovies, a local speciality in the Amalfi Coast. Ron has been enjoying the seafood pastas that are full of clams and mussels for about 12 to 15 euro.
European Beers at the supermarket costs about .80 euro or cold for about 1.30 euro. Wine ranged in price from a few euros to 10 euros. Galati ranged in price from 1.30 Euro to 2.50 for a single scoop.
We are loving the simple ...
... us 10 minutes to shoot photos of waters that range from navy blue to pale aqua. The blue provides a backdrop for the cliffs, the three islands and a small fishing cove with intriguing rocks and lovely splashing waters.
Back on the bus and south to Positano. Just before that, we stopped at what our guide called “Drive-by fruiting” … roadside stands that sell fresh ...
... really seemed to have been affected by the torrential rain overnight. A lot of the little farms looked like mud pits and I was hoping peoples livelihoods had not been affected. Apparently they hadn’t seen so much rain in ages.
We got off in Vietri and went straight up to Pasticceria Caffe Russo which is at Corso Umberto, 168 and right above the bus stop you get dropped off at. They have a pastry selection that makes life very difficult. So many delicious ones ...