Monday, October 12, 2009.
An eventful day. We awoke, had late breakfast, picked up a car, parked the moto and prayed for it to be there when we return, and spent an hour getting on the autostrade (freeway).
A detour to the charming medieval, hillside town of Sperlonga then enabled us to stay on the seaside road. Felt like we veered off the I-5 in favor of the Pacific Coast Highway.
Leaving Sperlonga, we drove through Gaeta, an industrial seaport town with a navy ship in port. In Rome, most windows were shuttered; in Gaeta, apartments all seem to have mini garage doors over their windows.
Back to the Autostrade…and a trip to Magic World, which I’ll leave to the others to tell..
Napoli…what a metropolis! Everyone warned us to take off our jewelry, don’t leave things in our car, and hang on to our purses. I like being better informed, but I don’t appreciate the paranoia that results.
Anyway, we caught the last ferry to Capri…
By the way, I ordered a Neapolitan ice cream sandwich, just because we were in Naples. As expected, three colors, but pink was not among them: white vanilla, brown chocolate and…yellow hazelnut. Num! Why do we have strawberry back home?
Kim Ku`ulei Birnie (c) naleialoha.net