Italy 2017 - Pompeii & the Amalfi Coast - Photos 4

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Amalfi from the Sea

The western end of Amalfi on vertiginous cliffs.
The western end of Amalfi on vertiginous cliffs.
Limestone areas always have caves - the Amalfi Coast is no exception.
Limestone areas always have caves - the Amalfi Coast is no exception.
Amalfi is full of expensive and exclusive hotels, like this one with its own lift down to the bathing area on the rocks below.  It was allegedly where Brangelina stayed a few years ago.
Amalfi is full of expensive and exclusive hotels, like this one with its own lift down to the bathing area on the rocks below. It was allegedly where 
					Brangelina stayed a few years ago.
This villa with the green shutters and its own cable car down to the bathing area below was allegedly owned by Sophia Loren.
This villa with the green shutters and its own cable car down to the bathing area below was allegedly owned by Sophia Loren.
A huge cave in the limestone.
A huge cave in the limestone.
This huge multi-level villa spilling grandly down to its own private beach was allegedly owned by the vastly wealthy Agnelli family who owned FIAT.  At one time the Agnelli assets represented 4.4% of Italy's GDP.
This huge multi-level villa spilling grandly down to its own private beach was allegedly owned by the vastly wealthy Agnelli family who owned FIAT. At 
				one time the Agnelli assets represented 4.4% of Italy's GDP.
Amalfi from the sea.
Amalfi from the sea.
The Amalfi Coast is littered with watch-towers like this one, reflecting a history of piracy and banditry.  Most have been transformed into houses, bars, restaurants or nightclubs.
The Amalfi Coast is littered with watch-towers like this one, reflecting a history of piracy and banditry. Most have been transformed into houses, 
					bars, restaurants or nightclubs.
The watch-tower from the east.
The watch-tower from the east.
Amalfi is full of the private villas of the rich and famous.
Amalfi is full of the private villas of the rich and famous.
Another exclusive villa - this one said to have been owned by Gore Vidal.
Another exclusive villa - this one said to have been owned by Gore Vidal.
The eastern end of Amalfi.
The eastern end of Amalfi.
At the end of a long day on the Amalfi Coast, back to another glorious sunset seen from our hotel balcony.
At the end of a long day on the Amalfi Coast, back to another glorious sunset seen from our hotel balcony.

Back to Italy 2017.