Monthly Archives: February 2014

Yearning for Light

While I enjoyed visiting all the usual sites, the real reason I had wanted to come back to Capri was to visit Villa San Michele, the extraordinary fulfilment of one man’s dream.  I also wanted to get to the top of Mt. … Continue reading

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Una Passeggiata a Capri

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that normally the ‘Passeggiata‘ post comes after the gardens.  But I figured with a place like Capri, it might be better to get all those famous tourist sites/traps out … Continue reading

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Una Passeggiata ad Ischia

After an idyllic morning in the gardens of La Mortella it was time to return to the real world.  I took the bus to Ischia Porto, where, ironically, I ended up spending most of my time while on the island.  Actually … Continue reading

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A Sense of Place – La Mortella – Part II

I continued along the path beyond William’s Rock.  What were these graceful creatures?Since none of the friends or experts I’ve sent photos to have any idea either, until further notice I’m going to call them ‘la Coppia piangente‘ ( lah cope-yuh pyan-jen-tay). The … Continue reading

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