September 24, 2012
A public beach on the west end of Castellammare di Stabia, 30 km south of Naples
The Sorrento Peninsula juts into Tyrrhenian Sea and wraps the Bay of Naples. Its rocky outcrops, vertical cliffs and aquamarine clear blue waters provide much of the scenic respite for many Italians since the ancient times – that is if you are able to navigate its winding, narrow coastal road and arrive at the city of Sorrento in one piece.
From there, your adventure among the cliffs may continue.
Mount Vesuvius from across the Bay of Naples poking through the morning fog
The marina of Sorrento where we took a ferry to the island of Capri
Chili peppers hanging in the market of Sorrento
A cheery if not imposing figure at the confectionary – whom I regretfully hadn’t gotten a name of