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... allowed. Perhaps a ploy to sell their postcards and books! Anyhow, as I was saying, there were statues crafted from single pieces of marble which depicted figures with veils covering them but you can see through the veil. Also a wonderful one with a statue holding a fishing net- . Well--- you'd have to see it to know just how amazing they were. Of course, we had seen a similar statue of a veiled woman at Chatsworth ...
... every day. The only bad thing is the humidity. It has been very humid, about 85%. By the end of our day we are pretty ragged.
We left the museum and followed a Rick Steve's tour of Naples. We walked from the museum down to the boat docks. We stopped for pizza. Naples is supposedly the birthplace of pizza. It was pretty damn good!
We took the boat back to Sorrento and stopped at the ATM to ...
... nearly half of the price and have excellent feedback so far. Set in a professional kitchen, led by the 'maitre de' of the restaurant and one of the chef who spoke not a word of English we three were plied full of prosecco, helpful hints and hands on experience. In the 3 hours we were there we made: gnocchi from scratch, tagiatelli from scratch, some beautiful basil pesto, a yummy tomato sauce and an amazing eggplant parmigana that even Dan enjoyed. Dan once again filmed the whole thing ...
... for the store, a menu was planned and a grocery list made.
We had olives and the Italian equivalent of brie with our gin and tonics. Yummmmmm. Then Allison and Jessica created a gourmet meal of chicken, risotto and mushrooms (fantasia funghi). Sara prepared asparagus with hollandaise. And, of course, we always have to have these incredible tomatoes. Where do they get such wicked sweet juiciness? A blended Italian white wine (Orvieto) accompanied the ...
... saw from the ferry a small grotto, where I thought it would be nice to swim. However I couldn't see a way over there, so we just entered a private beach and set up to stay for a few hours. However within 45 minutes the wind started picking up and the sun was blocked out by a big dark cloud, and pretty soon it was pouring rain and thundering. So we retreated to our hotel and read our books until the rain stopped.
For dinner we found a small restaurant off the main ...