amalfi coast, italy

My favorite stop on our cruise was, hands down, the Amalfi Coast. Something about the bright blue water, street markets, fresh laundry hanging from buildings, sweet smells and bustle of the small city mesmerized me. Unfortunately, we only had a day to explore so we made the most of our time by taking a great tour by a local guide. He took us to all of the top tourist sites and led us through back streets to the markets where he and his family shopped.

Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
The part I look forward to most when vacationing in a different country is taking in everything near these hidden markets. B and I like to spend most of our time observing everyone around us, taking photos of spices and pottery, and of course, trying the local cuisine. We always find something we love and try to create it at home.
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
Amalfi Coast, Italy
B and I could have spent days exploring everything the Amalfi Coast had to offer, but we had to leave it behind after a brief introduction and board the cruise ship once again. We both agree that if we could, we would go back in a heartbeat. I mean, look at those stunning photos of the Church of Santa Maria Maggiore! Hopefully we will have another chance to visit in the near future because I’d like to sunbathe on the beach with some gelato in one hand.

       
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  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12243157960743503663 Ellie

    You have no idea how much I enjoyed looking at these beautiful photos! I lived in Italy for a little while, and during that time I visited the Amalfi coast… I have such good memories from there! Your photos are perfect :)

    x Ellie
    http://ellalogy.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01210470610136991875 Ashley @ ThisUnscriptedLife

    I lived in Naples, Italy for 2 years. Seeing that gelato makes me wish I had some! I definitely miss the food the most! There’s nothing like REAL Italian food.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17982384010862344796 Cassie

    Wow! Those photos are so cool!!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/02493156286985856554 Kristin

    Absolutely stunning photos. We’re planning a trip to Italy next year and I hope to include the Amalfi Coast in that!

    young-southern.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11145690467668965596 Jane

    These pictures are beautiful! I would love to visit Italy at some point. And, I love your shorts! Where did you get them?

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/17471021261083581508 Brooke

    Looks like a beautiful place !

    Brooke

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01108523496716207801 Danielle

    Wow! Incredible pictures! It looks like an amazing place to visit!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15540813696603861032 Kristin

    So gorgeous! I would love to go to Italy one day, for now I will just look at your photos!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/10200338838601334508 Chris Coyle

    Hello. Popping in via the Tues Archive Link-Up (http://hyethymecafe.blogspot.com/). Sounds like you had a fabulous trip, and you definitely took some awesome photos. I got a chuckle out of the fountain with all the little figures around it. I had the opportunity to go to Spain twice when I was in high school but would love to be able to tour Italy sometime. So beautiful!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13562228276170917504 Isobel Morrell

    Have heard so much about the Amalfi coast, but never seen it – these pictures really do give a fabulous impression. Thanks for sharing it – so glad to have “met” you by joining the TALU link party. Would love you to visit my blog sometime. We’d be pleased to get to know you!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/05633186343536584727 Olivia Moone

    Love your pictures! I have family in Amalfi but I have never been! These are amazing!

    oliviamoone.blogspot.com

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/16980737075057639452 Lindsay

    Oh my such gorgeous photos! You are making me want to go there! Stopping over from the GFC blog hop and loving your blog!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/12171325981174463550 A Nest in the Rocks

    So beautiful! TALU ;-)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01885854816183482154 Rachael

    LOVE Italy but not been in years, photos look stunning.Rx

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/15602794470283962696 Ashley R

    Just lovely. The amalfi coast is on of my favorite places ever, and you captured it so beautifully. :)

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