Tuesday, 24 April 2018

I'm back!!! ......

Hello there ...... happy Wednesday evening to you,

What a busy few days!  We get back from holiday and it's been non-stop.  Think I'll go back to Italy, it's quieter over there ..... and warmer!

We had a lovely week away ..... beautiful scenery, this was our view every morning from our hotel room ..... looking out over the bay of Naples, with Vesuvius in the distance


(Don't worry I won't bore you with lots of photos ....... we didn't really take that many!!)
Our hotel was a little gem ...... 5 minutes from the center of Sorrento, but so peaceful.
Not every day was bright sunshine though ......


The day we went to see Pompeii, and then up to the top of Vesuvius, was a little bit cloudy at times.  It was still very warm though .....


Pompeii was amazing .... and so big!  We only got round a tiny part of it whilst we were there and I must confess we hardly took any photographs .... too busy taking in all the sights and the information from our guide.




After lunch we went on to Vesuvius ....... the coach drove most of the way up there then you could walk the rest of the way to the top if you wanted to.
On a clear day, the view apparently is spectacular from up there, but as I said it was pretty overcast when we were there so there wasn't much to see.  We still went up to the top though ...... we had to see the crater ......... and look, it was steaming!




We also spent a day on the beautiful isle of Capri ......


What a pretty island ...... 



We had lunch up in Anacapri, did a little shopping in the town ..... well it would have been rude not too


And finished the afternoon with a boat trip around the island .....


It was a little bumpy in places but, I must say it's one of the best ways to see the stunning coastline.  We didn't get to go in the famous Grotto Azzurra (Blue Grotto), the tide was too high but we did get pretty close to the shore in places ..... and the waters were amazingly clear.

We did sail through the Faraglioni though ......



(Some pictures courtesy of Google!)

It was a fabulous week .... but then again, we love Italy.
We ate far too much delicious food ...... and drank way too much nice wine.  And maybe just a little bit of this stuff .....


We didn't have time to do half of what we wanted to, there's so much to see.  So ...... we're already planning our next trip.



Saluti!

Thanks for popping by ..... enjoy the rest of your evening.
It's back to normal for a while .... the craft room door is open and it's business as usual.  Lots of fun new stuff to play with!

Cheerio until next time .......

2 comments:

  1. You look very relaxed Linda, what a beautiful place(s) to visit, your photos make me want to book a trip! xx

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  2. What a beautiful place for your vacation. Gorgeous scenery, amazing architecture and I'm sure, amazing food and drink, as you mentioned. You look like it was a fantastic holiday Linda. Great picture of you! xx

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