Category Archives: Sorrento

When Life Gives You Lemons

Since ancient times the mountains just inland from the Amalfi Coast had given the locals a much-needed refuge from invaders.   But very little land. So over the centuries they built terraces up the mountainsides and on them planted the only … Continue reading

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Buon Giorno! First day back in Italy.

Italians describe a person who loves mornings as mattiniera (ma-teen-yer-uh), from mattino (morning).   Dawn comes later in the fall, so even in that vaguely disoriented, jet-lagged state I always feel at the beginning of a trip to Italy – some people say … Continue reading

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