Posts about anacapri

Palm, Capri, Italy

Blue and white pottery features all over the region: not just for sale, but also in decorative form on houses and public buildings. The blue represents the sky and sea and yellow, the lemons for which the region is famous.

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La Casa Rossa, Anacapri, Italy

The Casa Rossa, painted in Pompeian Red features a number of architectural styles, with mullioned and laced windows, and an entrance gate through which one can glimpse the square tower and porticoed courtyard. The house belonged to the American John cay H-MacKowen, who arrived in Italy after the American civil war and resided on the […]

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University Building, Anacapri, Italy

We chose to avoid the main tourist trail through the centre of Anacapri and struck off on our own, through quiet back lanes. We came across this lovely garden and path, belonging to an outpost of Naples university, and envied the shade.

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