Ischia Ponte - Spiaggia dei Pescatori
Saw the first swimmers today, but these young ladies were too busy getting brown...
Ravello Bianco - Marisa Cuomo 2010
The 11th event in the food and wine tour of Italy's regions - "Sulle Strade
del Vino" - put on by one of the bars here, and Campania's turn.
Ravello Bianco, Costa d`Amalfi Doc 2010 - a blend of Falanghina 60% and Biancolella 40%
First bougainvillea of the year
In a sunny little square....
Preparing the ground...
One of the Ischia Ponte beach stations, getting ready for a busy Easter weekend
Final pre-season touches
It's not until the afternoon of the day before Good Friday that
they put up the new streetlamps near the Castello Aragonese
Good Friday procession - Procida...
The Processione dei Misteri, on the island of Procida - more photos
Ripe for the stuffing...
Zucchini flowers - fill with a paste of riccotta and salted anchovies, dip in a light batter, and fry quickly....
Drizzle in Forio
Rather gloomy - usually it's more like
A little early this year...
... several days sooner than usual, blossom on the Judas tree - Cercis siliquastrum
From hydrofoil to ferry
Looking across from the outdoor seats on an Alilauro hydrofoil, to the far side of the
harbour at Ischia Porto - where one of the Caremar ferries is also preparing to leave.
Hot nuts for breakfast?
An early start for the bancarelle operators!