Sunrise Amalfi Coast

With a boyfriend who works as an official tour guide for the region of Campania, our days often start early. Especially when his groups depart from Sorrento or Salerno over an hour away. The bright side is that I get the chance to watch the day begin, as the sun climbs up over the mountains across the Bay of Salerno. Yesterday morning, while I was still puttering around the kitchen making a cup of tea, I noticed the bedroom was lit with a bright orange glow that I hadn’t ever seen before. I grabbed my camera and opened the window to find this glorious sight. The vivid orange and the trees silhouetted by the intense darkness reminded me of images I’ve seen of sunrises on the Serengeti. A deep breath of cool, clear air. What a way to start the day … And the New Year!

Buon Anno & Happy New Year wishes to you!!

  • Buongiorno Laura,

    What a beautiful sight!! It’s definitely special to wake up to such a breathtaking gifts from Mother Nature.

    Wishing you all the best in 2011.

    December 31, 2010
  • Gil

    Beautiful picture! Happy New Year!!!

    December 31, 2010
  • Gorgeous! Makes me wish that I was a morning bird instead of a night owl 😛

    Happy New Years, Laura!

    December 31, 2010
  • Denise

    Laura,the photo is gorgeous! Happy New Year and thanks for your email!

    December 31, 2010
  • That is so beautiful. Buon anno a te.

    January 2, 2011
  • Priceless!

    January 4, 2011
  • Mike Judy

    I love the way you write. I feel “there.” here is good, but there sounds great. I work with Lisa Ranallo at the MIA in Minneapolis. my wife, daughter and I will be around your area in early Feb.(8th or 9th). if you have the time, we’d like to meet you. thanks. Mike Judy

    January 7, 2011

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