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Dec 27, 2007 - Sorrento & Amalfi

At the train station we bought our tickets to Sorrento, about fifty kilometers south of Naples. Just south of Naples is Mt. Vesuvius and Pompeii. Then jutting out into the Mediterranean Sea is a mountain range forming the Sorrento Peninsula and the Amalfi Coast. The town of Sorrento is on the north side of the peninsula about 2/3 of the way out. It took about an hour and a half on the interurban train. Once at Sorrento we took a bus that went up over the mountains and along the south coast stopping at a number of villages. As we passed...

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Jul 4, 2007 - 07 07 04 Day trip to Almalfi

Good Morning, We had hoped to walk down with Sera to fetch Roberto the little boy she babysits, but were too late again at 8am, she had already left for he Amalfi beach. So, we are on our own to wander through the tourist town of Amalfi to look at the trinket shops and to swim at the sandy beach. Brian wanted to stop for an Americano coffee. I took him to the pastry shop next to the Cathedral and we ordered a half dozen variety of fingersize pastries to sample. Brian really enjoyed it which surprised me because he is not into fancy...

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Jun 17, 2006 - Almalfi

I'm sitting Almalfi internet cafe making my travel plans to get back to Edinburgh, Scotland, from where I will fly back to Canada. I can hear the St. Andrew festival beginning. I see the parade of the band now. The statue of the Saint being walked around the town too. Later on there will be fireworks. Later: The fireworks are going off just beside the Cathedral to celebrate St.Andrew's day, just outside the internet cafe. There will be special music tonight in the city square. I can't wait to see it. But, oh, I also have friends expecting...

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