Category Archives: Uncategorized

Back to Capri

In contrast to every other occasion when we have set out from Stabia, the wind was not set to give us a swift passage to Capri. In fact there was no wind to be had, even though we delayed setting … Continue reading

Posted in Memeories, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Change of Plan

The delay caused by the rough weather caused us to rethink our plans and abandon a return visit to Amalfi. The Italians are setting out in force as usual on a Sunday, but we have decided to delay setting out … Continue reading

Posted in Planning, Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Saturday

In spite of the forecast Saturday dawned a beautifully clear day with sparkling views of the surrounding mountains, the clearest view of Vesuvius we have had. The wind has blown all the cloud and haze inland and is still gusting … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized, Weather | Tagged | Leave a comment

Back to Base for the Weekend

Our plans were to go across the Bay to Sorrento for the weekend, try for Amalfi, assuming the siblings Coppola had not packed in for the season and then back to Capri before coming home to base. We reasoned the … Continue reading

Posted in Sailing, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

A Visit to the Garden

We were both eager to revisit the garden of La Mortella, to see it in a different season. The taxi we took had the same driver who brought us back from the garden last time, though he was driving a … Continue reading

Posted in Sightseeing, Uncategorized | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Breakfast Ashore and off to Ischia

We arrived at the cafĂ© hungry for our pastries, sidled past a man collecting to send himself to Africa as a missionary and put our sunglasses on a table close to the interior. We both went inside to look at … Continue reading

Posted in Sailing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Exploring Procida

We have never stayed more than one night in Procida before, but had ventured so far as the adjacent harbour of Corricella with Lara one evening, with the help of her phone navigation skills. This morning we set out to … Continue reading

Posted in Sightseeing, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment