Category Archives: Sightseeing

La Festa di Santa Restituta

Once upon a time a poor woman was martyred for her Christian beliefs. To make sure she was well and truly destroyed those responsible put her body in a boat, towed her out to sea and set the whole thing … Continue reading

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Return to Casamicciola

Next day the weather was fine and the wind had dropped so we set off back to Casamicciola, to the festival we had all but missed last year. This was to be the first days actual racing in the Rolex … Continue reading

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Goodbye to the Mustard Bus

The girls have one more day with us, but Johnsey and Scamp had to set off on the homeward journey this morning. Emma cooked him a good breakfast and packed him up with gluten free pasta for lunch. We all … Continue reading

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Ferry Cross to Capri

Everyone was up early to join the milling hoards catching the ferry to Capri. The windows on a return ticket are much too short, so we bought singles and went boldly. Scamp also needed a ticket for the princely sum … Continue reading

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Sailing to Sorrento

And so on to Sorrento, sailing as on a single breath of wind across the bay, its towering volcanic landmark still masked in cloud. The ships dog was very calm under sail, a fast learner. There was a new marinera … Continue reading

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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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