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Fascinating Florence

Continued from my earlier post -“Exploring Amalfi” We set out early from the  Amalfi coast and headed out to Naples -a distance of about seventy kilometres which we covered in an hours time . We initially went on the Amalfi coast road towards Sorrento and thence on the Superstrada 45(National Highway) connecting Sicily with Venice Via Naples and Rome . This highway cuts   through … Continue reading Fascinating Florence

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Exploring the Amalfi Coast

 Continued from the previous post “Onward to Amalfi” The start of a leisurely stay was dinner  in the hotel restaurant where I was served  a freshly caught Sea Bass grilled in the most perfect way by the head chef of the restaurant – The 85 year old lady who was the founder of this hotel nearly 60 years ago  still continues to oversee the kitchen … Continue reading Exploring the Amalfi Coast

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Onward to Amalfi

Continued from my earlier post Rome -The first stop Part II One of the most  romanticized  and popular  tourist destination of Italy is the Amalfi coast – Described once  as “The Playground of the Rich ” ,  this Mediterranean Destination  was declared a UNESCO heritage site in 1997 . Many a car chase has been filmed on the Amalfi coast Writers such as Ibsen and … Continue reading Onward to Amalfi