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A Walk in the Park

By at April 29, 2013 | 7:16 pm | 0 Comment

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Okay, so it wasn't a Saturday, it was Thursday. Festa della Liberazione to be exact. It wasn't really a stroll, but more of a hike. It wasn't a walk in the park either, but more like a walk to the park. And we didn't really go where I thought we were going. But the day couldn't have been more perfect. And another hidden corner of Naples was

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Salita della Pedamentina

By at July 10, 2012 | 9:09 am | 1 Comments

At the top of Vomero hill there is a little piazza known as Piazzale San Martino. The last stop on the V1 bus, it is home to the San Martino Charterhouse which sits just a few hundred meters below Naples Castel Sant'Elmo. Be it by bus, taxi or foot, visitors arriving here for the first time are so taken by the views that they make a beeline for the aging balustraded

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Calata San Francesco

By at June 10, 2011 | 6:53 pm | 1 Comments

It has been said that Naples is set around the waters of the Bay like a great amphitheater. The Bay, with Vesuvius, Capri, Ischia and the Sorrentine coast in the distance, the arena upon which all eyes rest. The city's terraced hills, the tiers upon which palazzi rest like expectant fans, awnings extended over their balconies like the great velarium that once protected

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