Stopping in the Bay of Naples for some Dinner

I always wonder what it would be like to have a non-stop boat-lifestyle. Having a boat… sailing up and down the Italian riviera… stopping in one little town for a snack… going to an abandoned grotto for some diving… sailing to a new port for dinner at sunset… I think that would be a nice life, eh?

This was shot in Naples. The city has a beautiful castle jutting out into the Bay of Napoli. It overlooks a cool harbor, a thriving shop and restaurant area, and Mount Vesuvius looming on the horizon.

I was told to closely watch all my camera gear and bags while walking around Naples. There’s supposed to be a lot of crime, and I don’t doubt it. But I didn’t see any while there. The biggest problem was only have 15 hours of daylight to shoot, and I felt like I was a bit robbed by the god of time.

Stopping in the Bay of Naples for Dinner (by Stuck in Customs)

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The Caves of the Amalfi Coast

Giant caves were carved into the sea-wall. You can see how huge they are by that tiny-sized Italian man in his Euro-suit.

The Caves of the Amalfi Coast

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Naples Cafe in the Evening

When I was in Italy I passed this cool outdoor cafe so I decided to grab a shot. The light was very good with the setting sun plus the warm oranges of the lights around the cafe itself.

Naples Cafe in the Evening

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Shafts and Masts

This is one of my favorite pictures of Naples in Italy. There is a marina down by the castle that overlooks Vesuvius and Pompeii. I took this one very early in the morning, just after the sun rose over the dormant volcano.

Masts and Shafts

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Vesuvius from the Sky

Here is one of my favorite pictures I took in Italy of Mount Vesuvius from an airplane, taken as I was leaving Naples.

Mount Vesuvius from the Sky

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