Monthly Archives: May 2017

La Mortella

When we set out from Lymington four years ago I had brought along a book by Monty Don, Great Gardens of Italy, a Christmas present I had been meaning to read. At the time we were not planning to go … Continue reading

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Porto d’Ischia

Across the road from the pontoon is a taxi rank. There are lots of taxis here and it is hard to move without one offering his services. The one in pole position when we set out this morning was a … Continue reading

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Night Vision

As the sun was setting gloriously behind the hills we set out into town. John had found a restaurant with good reviews online and it was just a case of us locating it on the sea front. I had a … Continue reading

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To Ischia

John has planned a tour of the Bay of Naples followed by a jaunt along the Amalfi coast, before everywhere becomes too hot, crowded and hideously expensive. Marinas on Capri are already pretty expensive, so we have opted to stay … Continue reading

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A Late Start

This is the latest start we have made to our annual burst of adventure, though last year we spent much of the time before now dodging rain and heavy seas. What is more I have bypassed all the start of … Continue reading

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