Travel Photo Thursday | Port In Naples

Travel Photo Thursday | Port In Naples

This picture reminds me of why I’m so fond of Italy.  Seeing the muted toned villas disappear as our motorboat leaves the port in Naples, brings its real beauty into focus.  I’m enthralled with the crystal clear clarity of the turquoise colored waters that my daughter said reminded her of Botticelli ‘s “Birth of Venus”.

Add the majestic Mount Vesuvius with its lush, sprawling greenery in the background and you have all the makings of your own little Shangri la.  Little did I know how much better things would get when we were transferred to a dinghy that would usher us into the Blue Grotto at the base of the Isle of Capri.  It was refreshing to see how beautiful and unspoiled those waters were.   I miss it.

Port In Naples

Leaving Naples, Italy for the island of Capri



Renee King
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  • inka
    Posted at 03:48h, 04 February Reply

    You know, Renee, I’m off to Italy at the end of February, starting with the carnival in Venice, then working my way up and down again. Naples is on my schedule and I can’t wait to be off.

    • Renee
      Posted at 14:49h, 04 February Reply

      How exciting!! Well, if you go to Naples, please make a stop in Capri too. They are only a few miles apart by boat. Have a fantastic time….well, I know you are going to anyway!

  • robin
    Posted at 08:33h, 04 February Reply

    Looks like a gorgeous place…

    • Renee
      Posted at 14:43h, 04 February Reply

      It is….can’t wait to get back!

  • Laurel
    Posted at 08:34h, 04 February Reply

    The Isle of Capri sounds and looks like a magical place.

    • Renee
      Posted at 11:27h, 04 February Reply

      Yes, Laurel it really is beautiful!

  • Akila
    Posted at 14:36h, 04 February Reply

    Renee, I love the new site design. You’ve done a great job! It looks gorgeous. 🙂

    • Renee
      Posted at 14:43h, 04 February Reply

      Akila!! Thank you! I wish that I could take the credit! I happened to see Runaway Jane’s redo and asked her who made her new banner and she reminded me that John and Aly with Hop and Jaunt were traveling graphic designers. So, John is the one who should take full credit…he was fantastic to work with too. Thanks for coming by!

  • Steffy
    Posted at 14:04h, 06 February Reply

    Oh, how I miss Italy!! Not Naples particulary, but the whole La dolche vita spirit..and the pizza..thanks

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