Days 4-9: Positano, Amalfi, Paestum, Ravello, Italy
We are so stoked to be heading to Positano again! We’re even staying in the same hotel that we did the first time we came here. (Hotel Posa Posa)
AND not only that…but in the exact same room! I’m such a dork but I think that’s pretty cool.
Trouble ahead however…”rough seas” may prevent us from getting on a boat today! I started thinking “Lost” or “Gilligan’s Island” (My word, did I just date myself referring to Gilligan’s Island?) STRANDED….but who wouldn’t want to be stranded in Capri, Italy right??? But still, we’re so excited to see Positano again so it’s a bit of a bummer. BUT WAIT…WHAT? YOUR BRINGING IN A LARGER BOAT? You guys ROCK! Hugs and kisses to you! Ti amo!
So, all’s good as we were able to get back to the main land. We had to go into port in Sorrento however, instead of going to Positano’s port due to the rough seas. Small set back but all we needed to do was to take a taxi to Positano…
Ahh, just as we remembered! There just aren’t enough words in the English dictionary to describe this amazing place on earth! I told my husband on our last trip here that this is proof of God and his amazing work!
During our stay here we rented a scooter to travel up and down the Amalfi Coast “highway”. It’s by far not a highway. It’s a two lane road with hairpin turns and tunnels. There are many places along the road where only one car can go at a time and of course it’s usually on one of the hairpin curves and you can’t see if someone else is coming! Common courtesy is to “beep” your horn to let anyone that could be coming in the opposite direction know that you are there. Plus, there are mirrors strategically placed along the road so that you can see what’s coming ahead. (They remind me of the mirrors used in hospitals so that when you’re rounding a corner while pushing a patient on a cart or wheelchair that you don’t crash into someone. ALTHOUGH a great idea I must admit I haven’t always used these mirrors and well…I won’t say it but I’m sure you can figure out what happened!) YIKES!
It’s so wonderful being back here! I wish with all my heart that I could give a glimpse of this place in real life to all my friends and family…and anyone else that would want to see it. Perhaps it would give everyone a better understanding of the passion, content and peace that serges through me whenever I am here and when I talk about this place and of course the rest of Italy! It’s a real life dream inwhich you never, ever want to wake from!
Thanks for letting me share…Amalfi, Ravello and Paestum to come in the next blog….hope to see you back!