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All this part of the Italian Riviera is unusually attractive. In the wide and deep bay opened in front of us, Santa Margherita appears, then Rapallo, Chiavari. Even further Sister Levante. The yacht, turning on the other side, glides a short distance from the cliffs, and now, at the end of this cape, which we just circled, a hidden gorge suddenly opens where the sea penetrates, almost indistinguishable from thickets of pine, olive and chestnut trees. A small village, Portofino, is expanding like a crescent moon around this calm bay …
(Guy de Maupassant)
Colorful vacation. You can only get confused before the choice. The pastel colors of typical houses facing Continue reading
Island Italy is a vacation for every taste. There is a place here for desperate misanthropes – for this there are uninhabited small islands where you can become a Robinson for a while, until you return to love for people and civilization.
Continental Italy is far from all of Italy. These are also islands, the largest and most famous of which are Sicily and Sardinia. But there are also small islands – small in size, but not in significance and beauty. The largest of the small Italian islands (this is its unofficial name) – Elba, with an area of 223 sq km, belongs to the Tuscan archipelago. The closest major city on mainland Italy is Florence. 28 thousand inhabitants of the island are engaged in agriculture and tourism industry. The first association with the name of the island is, of course, Napoleon. He was there in 1814, and since then Elba has become a place of Continue reading
Life on the volcano is possible and even beautiful – if we are talking about Ischia Island. The DT correspondent talks about thermal waters and healing procedures, as well as about food, castles, nuns and wine of one of the most famous islands of the Mediterranean.
As you know, you need to get to Ischia by boat from Naples. And Naples is such a city that everyone, as if by agreement, is described as “colorful.” And they speak with restraint about him, because – what if the interlocutor there still liked it? There are no comrades for the taste and color, and for some, linen hung from the windows, tattered walls, streets littered with garbage, and homeless people sleeping near expensive hotels will surely seem like a colorful sight.
Is this what I am writing to? And besides, after a colorful Naples and a 40-minute trip on a speed boat, where some might get sick, you don’t expect much from Ischia. Will not vomit – and thank God! And Continue reading