Tag Archives: Monte Solaro

The Path (Best) Not Taken

It all started when someone told me – or maybe it was something I read – that the best place to watch the sunset on Capri was from the Faro – not the Faraglioni, the rocky outcrops off the south-east … Continue reading

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A Piece of the Continent, Part II and the Problem with Capri

Today I’m off to Anacapri, ‘the village above Capri’.  I want to see what Villa San Michele looks like in the fall.  When I’d gone back to Villa Cimbrone and Villa Rufolo in Ravello a few days earlier, the gardens … Continue reading

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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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