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Lots of stuff found here in the museum, ...
... lunch. The temperature duely dropped to about 30 deg (hot instead of bloody hot). We then had lunch at an awesome resturant in the medieval town of Postiglione. We had a huge sunday lunch with a couple of courses and wine and the toal bill for the eight of us was only EUR100. It was great value and the porcini mushrooms were really good.
After lunch we headed ...
... toward the water. Our path to Atrani starts out along the waterfront of Amalfi and then crosses the road and heads uphill on a series of stairs. We climb and walk through some old streets ( they have names but are really just sidewalks) and then hit a covered part of the neighborhood. These covered areas are indications of the Arabic influence here. We get back into the daylight and get to enjoy some pretty nice views of the sea and Atrani in front of us. Now we get to ...
... All three of us are glad that
there were no video cameras operating, or, if there were we knew
nothing about it. Leslie and Jean managed to make it into the water
without falling, but it was difficult. Cheryl tried to wear her
shoes into the water and managed to lose a shoe and sit down suddenly
in the water. Getting out of the water was also not easy. We
managed to escape the clutches of the Mediterranean, but it was not a
pretty sight, although the water ...
... photo you can see that while the front fašade is beautiful with exacting detail the side of the church is very similar if not the same as the others we have seen.
In a sense the beginnings of this Duomo date to the mid 1200s when during the celebration of Mass the communion wafers dripped blood onto the altar cloth. Pope Urban IV used this miracle as the basis for a complete rebuilding of the Duomo ...