Amalfi Coast Travel Architecture

Amalfi Coast Travel Winter Blue Amalfi

Last week the most remarkably normal thing happened. I went for a walk in Amalfi with my husband. Normal because we’ve done that together countless times over the past eight years. Remarkable because it was the first time we’ve done that since last autumn when he got sick. While his recovery process is coming along — albeit slowly — it was a huge boost in spirits to be able to do such a normal thing again. And, of course, Amalfi was stunning.

Amalfi Coast Travel Architecture

When the sun shines in February something magical happens. I’ve not yet figured out if it’s just the contrast to rain and clouds or if the blues are somehow more blue. Something is different though. As we walked along the harbor I couldn’t get over just how blue it was.

Amalfi Coast Travel Winter Harbor

Everything was blue – the sky, the sea, the railings around the Amalfi cross, the boats. It was as if all I could see was blue.

Amalfi Coast Travel Winter Walk

My favorite walk in Amalfi is along the raised level of the pier that defines the harbor of Amalfi. We had it all to ourselves on this gloriously sunny day last week. It was right about here that the old song “My Blue Heaven” popped into my head.

Amalfi Coast Travel Walking

Okay, so there was a little bit of red, too.

Amalfi Coast Travel Winter Sunshine

I started to count the blue boats as we headed back the other way. One blue boat. Two blue boats. Three blue boats. Four…

Amalfi Coast Travel Fishing Boats

Since our walk in Amalfi was a bit unexpected, I went out without my camera. So to give you an idea just how beautiful of a day it was, these photos were just snapped quickly on an iPhone4. I wished I had brought my camera along with me!

Amalfi Coast Travel Boating

Days like this are a beautiful reminder that spring is coming. Yet the light and colors will be different. Still beautiful, but different. There will be many more walks in the sunshine to come!

  • You are seeing a lot of blue, but you have made me green with envy! Thanks for the pics.

    February 26, 2015
  • Sabina Vogel

    I enjoy the photos of Amalfi- I would love to go there- keep posting!

    February 27, 2015
  • Sandra

    Oh My these pictures and your lovely descriptions make me so homesick for Amalfi. It is just the prettiest place and I carry it always in my heart…right beside YOU!

    February 27, 2015
  • Linda Orozco

    I enjoy reading about your (and my) blue heaven. Thank you for the gorgeous pics until I’m back on the Coast.

    February 27, 2015
  • Absolutely beautiful!

    February 27, 2015
  • Ann

    You beautiful description brought tears to my eyes! I remember doing exactly the same walk with my husband on holiday and he too was just getting over a long illness! The firstly place he wanted to go to when he was home from hospital was Amalfi !

    February 28, 2015
  • stumbled upon your blog by chance, in search of what to see in April when my boyfriend and I are visiting Amalfi for the first time. Very glad I did! 🙂

    March 2, 2015

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