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Finally We Cross the Bay

Today we finally made our way a deux across the Bay of Naples. That is not to say that we had not tried to venture out in August. We had set out to sail to Ischia for the first of … 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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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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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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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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Time Passes in Burriananova

After our Die Hard with an Anchor arrival at Burriana on Thursday things have calmed down as we wait for a suitable weather window to venture out. On Friday when the storm came through it was most comforting to be … Continue reading

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Down the Tube

Last year we took the girls into Valencia by taxi, but in a spirit of adventure we decided this year we would try the Metro. This the first time we have made a trip by tube here in Spain. Our … Continue reading

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Palma and the Bookshop of Requirement

There is a taxi rank conveniently situated just outside the El Aranal marina. Usually there is a single taxi waiting there, sometimes two, so heading out for a day in nearby Palma was easy. The journey is along fast dual … Continue reading

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From the Sublime to Al Arenal

Given the choice we would love to have stayed in Andraitx much longer, but John had had to book our next stop weeks in advance to be sure of being near to the airport for Lara’s flight home, so we … Continue reading

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