Posts about campania

Molo di San Vincenzo

The lighthouse on Molo di San Vincenzo (the main breakwater of the harbour) in Naples was built in 1950 but taken out of service just 29 years later, being superseded by an electric alternative on a lattice structure nearby. The statue in front of the tower is of San Gennaro (original name Januarius), the patron saint of Naples, who […]

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Capo Miseno

“At the top of the great stone lighthouse, hidden beyond the ridge of the southern headland, the slaves were dousing the fires to greet the dawn. It was supposed to be a sacred place. According to Virgil, this was the spot where Misenus, the herald of the Trojans, slain by the sea god Triton, lay […]

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Il Saraceno, Amalfi Coast

Jo and I are off to Salina and Sicily on Thursday. I might be able to send photos from my phone but if it keeps playing silly buggers, you’ll have to wait until we get back. :-) This shot is from our trip last year to the Amalfi coast.

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