S is for….

SUN, SEA AND SAND! (actually pebbles, rather than sand but you catch my drift)

Yesterday was fabulous. Breakfast in the hotel was fresh and healthy and typically Mediterranean. We then headed down to the Marina Grande on the funicolare to take a boat trip around the island.

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The boat dipped up and down on the small waves and the water splashed in my face and it felt wonderful. I felt a million miles away from everything familiar. I was on a boat next to an outcrop of rock in the Mediterranean Sea and I could have been anywhere. It felt how you want holidays to feel. Different and exotic and exciting.

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After this, we headed out of tourist central, teeming with day trippers from Napoli, back up the hill on the funicolare to ‘our’ part of town, for some lunch. A panini type thing, with a typical Capri filling – tomato, mozzarella and fresh basil.

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We then headed to the pebble beach at the Marina Piccola to write postcards and lie about pretending we were the only people in the world.

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After a quick stop for cappuccino, we went back to the hotel and went for a quick swim to cool off from our heart-attack-inducing climb back up the hill.

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Staying on a mountain is tough on the legs! I’m very glad we brought walking boots.

We then went for dinner but the evening was rather eventful so I’ll save that for tomorrow’s post.

P.S. We’ve decided that this is our new holiday home, by the way.

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11 responses to this post.

  1. What a beautiful place !!

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  2. I do not care much for the water, though I will sit and look at it. I don’t enjoy being on it. However, it looked as if you really enjoyed yourself; good for you.
    Scott

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  3. Looks like you are having fun out there. Personal resources restricts my ability to go and do these sort of holidays, one day I will.

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  4. Posted by Maggie Thom on April 22, 2013 at 19:26

    What amazing pictures. My daughter just returned there from a 10 day school trip to Italy. It is very stunning. Thank you for sharing your pictures and your adventure.

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