Wednesday, 9 November 2011


We started out October celebrating our 7th wedding anniversary on the 2nd. We went as a family for a trip to Ipswitch for a football match and some time in at the beach in Aldeburg.

Over the next two weeks we took in Ely's Apple Festival,  celebrated at a birthday parties, fought (and still fighting) random illness of the isle, went to the pumpkin patch (with imported pumpkins from Peru!) and O survived her first night with a "stranger" as a baby sitter.

Then we were off to Naples, Italy. Family friends, the Kaspareks, kindly hosted us at their villa and took their time to show us some sites. (see their blog here). THANK YOU!

Here is a collection of what we saw:
Greek Ruins at Cuma

View of Mediterranean Sea

Caserta Palace- Star Wars was filmed here

Caserta Palace at the far end of photo
La Chamade, Local Restaurant for Dinner: Quick story. The men folk wanted meat on their pizza & the menu being in Italian, well, couldn't be read. So, in a bunch of hand gestures, fake Ital-ish, and pointing, the waiter brought out a tray of meats for them to see. Josh being himself said, "Si, Si!" to all the tray and then pointed to the four adults to guester a pizza with meat for all 4 of us. After the waiter left, I asked if he had just ordered steaks for us all... no, not just one steak, maybe, but then started to doubt getting pizza. Low and behold 4 hunks of meats arrive for us each, 16 in total!

One of the many strays of Pompeii

Hiked to the top of Mt. Vesuvius

Cappuccino, Naples
Via San Gregorio Armeno, Naples
Duomo, Naples
Lunch in Naples

Last, but not least we celebrated Halloween in a week full of festivities. 

1 comment:

  1. Yay! So good to see what you were up to last month! :)