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Yesterday, after a day walking through the thin and winding streets of the small Amalfi town with gelato in one hand and pizza in the other. Swimming in the crystal blue waters, under the 30 degree heat and admiring the astonishing architecture. I didn't think I could love this place any more.
However as much as I did, I remembered staying in Positano with the family back in 2012 which was beyond words and something else completely. So after ...
... and be in, even though we had fully expected it to be in the more northern latitudes. How silly of us! It proved a little difficult to get our cases up the snow covered 82 steps to wait for our taxi driver to take us to Salerno. We managed it very slowly and got there right on 8am as was our scheduled pick up. Well we waited for about 20 minutes in the falling snow with no protection. Maxine then called our taxi pick up to find out where they were. "Sorry madam no taxi today Positano ...
... out of the main town and the houses thinned out and increased in size with gardens. We then had views of where we were going and back of the main town.
We reached the villa and sadly couldn't even get to the viewpoints. There was a rough path beneath the villa round to the other side with views across to the mainland. Muddy with rocks and wooden handrails and steps it was nice to be off the main path. We were soon back on the paved path and ...
... cars to eek by each other.
Upon arriving at the restaurant we were hit with the most incredible views of the perfectly blue ocean, with the Isle of Capri floating out on the horizon. Our hosts were the owners, Francesco and Stella, as well as the chef, Paolo. Francesco and Stella's six year old daughter, Margherita, took us through the gardens out back, which were technically out and down the cliff. We were treated to not ...
... thank goodness, as it is so narrow. It appears that so many houses are built on top of each other and one wonders how they get furniture in and out, let alone the weekly groceries !! The buildings must be very well constructed, to sustain the centuries of climatic conditions etc... As we look out on to the hillside of homes, with bougainvillea threaded throughout the masses of stonework, we can see the odd laundry line ...