Sorrento – Pearl of the Neapolitan Coast

Many years ago I visited Sorrento but wasn’t sure what to make of it.  I returned again this year and I am still not sure what it is that makes it tick, but tick it certainly does.  Sorrento has been a popular tourist destination for almost two centuries, having been an essential stop on the … Continue reading Sorrento – Pearl of the Neapolitan Coast

The Amalfi Drive

White Houses Clinging to the Rocky Hillside Known as The Amalfi Drive (formally Strada Statale 163) the coast road along the shoreline from Sorrento to Amalfi (and on to Salerno) is one of the most poular drives in Italy.  Originally built by the Romans, it is one of the most photographed coastal routes in the … Continue reading The Amalfi Drive