The coastal waters of Italy is vast and the few months we spent only covered a portion of the country. We spent our time harbor hopping along the heel of the boot with a few weeks on the eastern side to visit Rome (by train). We had a quick stop in Sicily along with a few Italian islands.
Two days in Rome doesn’t do the ancient city justice. But we hit many highlights of the city with our friends, Stephen & Yvonne along with the other throngs of tourists.
The famous Trevi Fountain
The Amalfi Coast almost did us in while we sailed along with our friends Stephen & Yvonne visiting from Arizona. A quick squall whipped up wind and a sea state that was forcing us on a lee shore. Luckily it didn’t last more than an hour and we found refuge in a small marina.
What surprised us was the sluggish transit system; many times we were delayed. However the Italians seem to take it all in stride. I guess that’s the way of life, just enjoy the moment.
So have a slice of pizza (the best we’ve had ever), a cappuccino or strohl along the quay in the evenings heat with the Italians enjoying a gelato. I wouldn’t hesitate at another chance to sail along Italy’s coast.
Enjoy the photos…