Amalfi is truly stunning. Historical and beautiful, it clings onto the amazing coastline and uses every square metre available. To park a car in Amalfi costs you about 30 euro per day, as the parking spaces are very limited and demand well exceeds the supply. During the peak … Continue reading Amalfi out of season, and all of her traditions
I was recently lucky enough to witness and to help two Italian artists at work. Alessandro Vasari is a descendant of the well known Vasari family and you can read the history of his family here http://it.wikipedia.org/wiki/Studio_fotografico_Vasari. His assistant for the weekend was graphic artist Valeria Lemmi, also from Roma, she frequently works with Alessandro on … Continue reading Artists at work….
Look at these pictures, they kind of talk for themselves. I was recently visiting the Hotel Aurora and I was told that they had recently renewed their gardens. So what, I asked? Well, they serve the breakfast in the garden (when the weather allows), so it is worth a look, I was told. And they … Continue reading A beautiful, peaceful hotel garden in the heart of busy Amalfi
Go to http://amalfi.aurora-hotel.it/ have a look at the blogs, you must have the site in English.....and look at these wonderful ceramics, all from the local area around Amalfi.....the hotel has organized a display inside the hotel for the season as well as some events when artists will be invited to show their works and present … Continue reading You like art, history and ceramics? Look here….
Most folks love almost all that Italy can offer. Italy is said to possess more than 60% of the historic art and buildings of the world. All of us know of the Roman Colleseum, the Roman Forum, the Uffizi in Florence and of course Venice, the (almost) floating museum. The Amalfi coast is stunning too … Continue reading A new venture, to aid anyone to experience and to enjoy Italy