S: Italy May, 2011
FC: Italy May, 2011
2: Santa Croce | Duomo | Firenze
3: Ponte Vecchio | Michaelangelo's David | Buco Mario
4: Sunset over Ponte Vecchio | Ponte alle Grazie
5: Piazza della Repubblica | Palazzo Vecchio
6: Ancient Rome | Arch of Constantine | Forum Square
7: Pantheon | Colosseum
8: Trevi Fountain | Vittorio Emmanuel Monument
9: Piazza Navona | R O M A
10: Piazza di Spagna
11: Spanish Steps
12: Mosaic of Minerva Goddess of Music & Arts | St. Peters Square
13: The Vatican
14: yoga on deck, delicious SeaDream breakfast, climbing up the steep steps to the Citadel and the lovely town of Bonafacio, then spending the afternoon sunning on a SeaDream Balinese bed!!
15: Bonafacio, Corsica
16: Porto Cervo, Sardinia
17: Developed by the Aga Khan in the 1960's, a private retreat for the rich and famous. A beautiful afternoon on SeaDream II with water sports, sunshine, and of course, champagne!!
18: Trapani, Sicily Beautiful old village of Erice, stopping for caffe and pastries, then a cable car ride down the mountain
20: Lipari | Aeolian Islands,
21: Lipari's active volcano | Exploring the town, having a delicious lunch with new friends at Filippino Ristorante, then a tour around the island with Daniel, that ended with a stop at his favorite pasticceria for caffe and incredible homemade cannoli.
22: with Chef Martin
23: M A L T A
25: Siracusa | with Rudy & Emily, Herminia & Moccia. at Porto Marina Ristorante.
27: Mt. | Etna | With our guide, we went to the summit (10,000 ft.), via cable car, four wheel drive truck and a hike. The snow was dusted with the ash from an eruption that occurred just a week before we were there!!
29: Taormina, Sicily
31: Amalfi | Going on a "Chef's Walk" with Chef Giles to select the goodies for the evening cocktail hour. Tasting salami, proscuitto, cheeses, and so much more. Gelato, cannoli and limoncello, oh my!! After, we set off to explore the town, then take the hydrofoil to Positano.
33: P os i t ano | Such a beautiful place! Wandering through the town, shopping, and finally climbing 360 steps to a lunch of stuffed zucchini flowers and wine, enjoying the incredible view from Caffe Positano
35: Grotta Azzurra / Blue Grotto
36: Funicolare di Capri
37: Bus Ride to Anacapri
38: after the best lunch EVER, at Ville Verde (thank you Francolino!!), with Rudy, Emily, Moccia and Herminia, James and Elena, we tendered back to the yacht to relax in the sun before our last night on SeaDream.
41: Arrivederci Italia