Archive for December, 2008

Sorrento by the Sea

Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Sorrento lies just across the bay from Naples, yet they are worlds apart.  A beautiful resort town at one end of the magnificent Amalfi coast, Sorrento can be busy in high season, but in November it was quiet, uncrowded and full of local flavor.  Fat, sweet lemons are dropping into large nets from the trees, […]

Back from Italy!

Monday, December 8, 2008

Just returned from Italy a few weeks ago.  These are a few images from my first stop in crazy, crowded, nutty Naples.  Where else in the world would 700,000 people live in the shadow of the most dangerous volcano in Europe, with 50% unemployment, and risk their lives every time they attempt to cross the […]