Salvator Rosa Metro Art Station

Salvator Rosa Metro Art Station

The work of the Milan based Atelier Mendini design firm of Alessandro and Francesco Mendini, Naples Salvator Rosa Metro Station is the product of a collaborative team of artists and architects, a fusion of Naples past, present, and future.

The Mountain and the Deep Blue Sea

The Mountain and the Deep Blue Sea

Finally, after what seemed an eternity, I rounded the curve and she came into view. My heart skipped a beat and I wasn’t sure if it was the cold air or the sight of her that brought the tears to my eyes.

Calata San Francesco

Calata San Francesco

Usually steep and narrow. Sometimes stepped, sometimes not. Le Scale di Napoli are the ancient footpaths that connected Naples hill districts – città alta, with its coastal districts – città bassa before the funicolari, metro, roads, and cars came along.

Christmas Walkabout

Christmas Walkabout

I’m not sure I’ve ever seen the city this decked out before. Everywhere I turn I see more lights, more decorations, and more holiday cheer. Last night we meandered up Via Chiaia to Piazza Trieste e Trento where were ran smack into a “Christmas...
Saturday Stroll – Too Hot to Stroll (Part 3)

Saturday Stroll – Too Hot to Stroll (Part 3)

At last I return with Saturday Stroll – Too Hot to Stroll Part 3 – A Tour of the Posillipo Coast. When last we left off, we had sailed from Mergellina to Villa Carunchio in Part 1. And in Part 2, we made our way to the famed Marechiaro, a 13th century fishing village...
Saturday Stroll – Too Hot to Stroll (Part 2)

Saturday Stroll – Too Hot to Stroll (Part 2)

We are well into July and the Mediterranean heat and humidity continues to make Saturday Strolls more like Saturdays in a sauna. I will admit though that I still do get out and around, albeit at a slower place, ducking in every chance I can to a church or museum for a...

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