Friday January 24, 2020

See Naples and sigh

From the ruins of Pompeii to the spectacular vistas of the Amalfi coast, Italy’s picturesque Sorrento peninsula has it all, writes Michelle Jackson

29th July, 2018
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A wide angle view over Sorrento and part of the Bay of Naples

On first approaching the Bay of Naples, my mind’s eye conjures up the sirens beckoning Ulysses and his sailors to their downfall against the rugged cliffs that hug the Sorrento peninsula. This land of myths and legends has inspired poets, writers, musicians and actors for millennia. Staring at the terraces of lemon groves and vines, I can see why.

Being the most densely populated region in Italy, it is not easily navigated, even...

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