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🇮🇹Day 26 🎉Ferragosto 🎉

🇮🇹Day 26 🎉The 15th August is Festa in Italy and all Catholic countries in Europe. It’s a very special day, as Christians know it’s the day of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary to Heaven. 🎉In Italy it is a special bank holiday and families get together to celebrate,...

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🇮🇹Day 25 Something special 😋

🇮🇹Day 25 Evening everyone, not much to say today. Had a lovely afternoon at the beach, which is something we never normally do, as summertime Sundays in Costeria are very busy. Ciao for now, I need to go, as you can see, I have something delicious waiting for me...

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🇮🇹Day 24 Remembering the dead ❤️

🇮🇹Day 24 Still a cloudy start to the day, so beach time will have to wait today. Instead we went to visit the cemetery where my father had been laid to rest. The cemetery is in Scala, which is a small village up in the Latteri mountains. Ravello is to be found...

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🇮🇹Day 23 Stormy weather 😡

🇮🇹Day 23 Today I am posting earlier than usual as we are quite cross and can’t believe what we are seeing. This afternoon there has been a storm, which thank goodness has past over. Therefore, no beach today, we are at home. Instead, we are looking out at the sea...

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🇮🇹Day 22 Pomodori Prep 🍅

🇮🇹Day 22 🍅Pomodori Prep! 🍅From the Bay of Napoli , to Bella Sicilia, homemade tomato salsa is prepared within the month of August. (It is know as ‘Le Bottiglie di Pomodori.) 🍅There is not a family I know, that doesn't have some part of the garden where they grow fresh...

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🇮🇹Day 21 Amalfi Street Art

🇮🇹Day 21 Street Art Amalfi Style! The Amalfi Coast is full of ceramics and Vietri Sul Mare, which about a 20 drive west of Amalfi, is the home of the ceramic creations. You can walk anywhere here and see ceramic work on display. The are so many ceramic shops with such...

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🇮🇹Day 20 Deli Delights 😋

🇮🇹Day 20 This morning we went shopping and I managed to squeeze in between busy shoppers to take photos of the deli counter, with all the different kinds of salamis, meats, cheeses and olives. I am not teasing you but the smell was enough to make your mouth water,...

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🇮🇹Day 19 🌸Garden Delights 🍋

🇮🇹Day 19 I wanted to show you how beautiful the Bougainville looked this morning - absolutely stunning 😍 🌸 If there are any gardeners among you, let me know if it can be grown in the UK? I doubt it as l it’s not warm enough, but the way global warming is currently,...

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🇮🇹Day 18 Mountain Fires 🔥

🇮🇹Day 18 🔥 Today there was great concern, as there were two forest fire up on the mountain tops. Yes, it had been an exceedingly a hot period and one hopes that they haven’t been lit purposely. 🚁The fire rescue helicopters spent from 10 o’clock this morning trying to...

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🇮🇹Day 17 Buongiorno from Amalfi 🍋

🇮🇹Day 17 Buongiorno e Buon Weekend d’ Amalfi 🍋 😎We had a lovely, slow walk to Amalfi center this morning. This was at 9:30. It was packed! You can see why we don’t use the beach there. For us both, Atrani is a gem of a town, quaint and a only less than a 10 minute...

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