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Hassle

As the island of Procida is very close and not much wind was forecast today we opted to have a leisurely start before heading round by way of the channel to take in the views of Cala di Corricella from … Continue reading

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Time on Ischia

On Monday we split up, the boys to go walking up in the crater a nearby volcano and the girls to go to the spa. We girls had a lovely day. The gardens were beautiful and the pools relatively quiet. … Continue reading

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To Ischia

As the wind was forecast to come up in the afternoon we made an eight thirty start, with a cup of tea and the promise of breakfast en-route. I felt the lurch of the swell on rounding the harbour wall … Continue reading

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Locker Room

After four days of cleaning we have moved on to looking through the lockers clearing out old stuff. This is particularly moot in the case of our ships stores, as the girls hold sell by dates in high regard and … Continue reading

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Sorrento by Day

This morning we headed for the lift once more. This time the drains smell was unadulterated. Once up in the lift we headed over to look down at rock edged rectangles of the Lido far below. From here it looked … Continue reading

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Sorrento by Night

We had visited Sorrento briefly last year on our way to Capri, so knew there was a lift to carry us up to the top of the cliffs. Avoiding the siren calls of the various harbourside bars, we threaded our … Continue reading

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Off to Sorrento

The hottest day yet and there was not a breath of air. John and I headed off early into town for supplies with our trusty trolley. Lara had located a supermarket up past the restaurant in the Cathedral cloister. John … Continue reading

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Day 2 on Capri

Today did indeed dawn overcast and miserable, casting a quiet peace on proceedings in the harbour, which was quite pleasant really. A couple on the next boat had recommended visiting the villa of Axel Munthe, a Swedish doctor and writer. … Continue reading

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Corricella

Rather than be stick in the muds and go back to the same restaurant as last time we decided to explore a bit and walk over into the next bay for our evening meal at neighbouring Corricella. Lara was not … Continue reading

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Castellammari

Following our afternoon by the pool we had a night on the town. The nearest local town is Castellammari, a seaside resort, which has a cable car running up to the cliff tops and buses to Pompeii. The Marina shuttle … Continue reading

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