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Procida Sunset

Stranded on an Undeserted Island

November 5th 2016
What is it that inspires us to travel? What motivates us to leave our comfortably routine workaday life, cast off the lines and sail toward some unknown horizon? What far-off call beckons so loudly that we can’t quiet it without further investigating its source? How bright does the sunset at the end of the distant road or just over the farthest mountain have to be before we drive towards it in a ... read more
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Italian Flag Italy became a nation-state in 1861 when the city-states of the peninsula, along with Sardinia and Sicily, were united under King Victor EMMANUEL II. An era of parliamentary government came to a close in the early 1920s when Benito MUSSOLINI establis... ... read more
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6th November 2016

Brilliant choice
On beautiful, little Procida, you lived on top of the island, once inhabited by the wealthy, whereas on popular, pricey Capri, you'd probably have a little cell and be jostling with tourists all day. What a gem this island is, and how fine to have a sense of how others live! Pretty funny that I'd commented on your last blog that in finding Colmar, you had turned lemons into limoncello, and here others did it literally for you. Yum!
6th November 2016

Brilliant...
Ahhh, a premonition of limoncello in our future! Very good. Perhaps you see our future better than we do! Procida is a nice find, but perhaps it turned out to be a bit difficult to see some of the rest of this lovely area (Sorrento, Positano, Amalfi, etc.). It was still nice to take a month off of touring and just wander the narrow streets aimlessly. Thanks so much for the nice comments and following along, Tara.

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