Hotel Palazzo Guardati
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... s only after I've rewritten the list a number of times.
Both of my paternal grandparents were Italian, my grandmother even having been born in a small northern Italian town. As a child, I didn't know much about my heritage. They lived in Connecticut, so I didn't get to visit them frequently, and when I did, I was more interested in playing with my cousins and riding my grandmother's bike over to my Great Uncle Nello's house so I could ...
... we got to Almafi we did a boat trip down one coast line and back up the other side. They pointed out villas owned by famous people that you can't really get a good look at from the road but you could see from the boat. Sofia Loren's one had a helicopter parked up as well as a separate guest villa - how the other half live! A great overall view if the Almafi village and surrounding area. Lemon and olive groves everywhere and ceramic ...
... before coming back to Naples to catch the ferry to Sorrento. We tried to establish the ferry times but the guy on duty at the hostel thought they might not be running due to the rough seas. We headed across the road to the ferry port and it looked like if they were still running the last would be 5:30. We didn't want to be rushed so opted to take the train instead and headed back to the hostel to grab our bags.
We decided to take a different route ...
... of each other up the cliff face. The hair-raising bus rides to and from the towns were equally memorable, as the VERY narrow winding roads were often only wide enough for one vehicle and so there was much stopping, reversing, manoeuvring and breath holding!!
On our next day we took a tour out to the island of Capri on a sunny 26 degree day. Our tour took us past the blue grotto and dropped us at a small pier with a pretty and secluded beach (no sand ...
... the exception of a couple other shops that Marina liked, and the always wonderful shoe shop. Hot and hungry, we stopped by Marina's favorite hotel from her youth, and had a quick salad, and mediocre Orange Presse each. Catching the "jet boat" back to Amalfi was easy, and within 45 minutes we were back on Milena in Coppola harbor. Jacques was still busy muttering around Milena fixing this and that when we returned. Tonight is going to be a super fun night. We are returning to ...