Two Hour Delay

Know where a long plane ride and three hot, crowded train rides can get you? The amazing world of Sorrento, Italy that’s where.

That’s where I wanted to go, but really, did I feel as though I was in Italy? The answer to that question was no. Being greeted by Vincenzo, the charming Green House manager, did not make me feel as though I was in Italy, nor did moving into a cute room with a patio garden full of wisteria help.

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A refreshing shower and change of clothes did nothing for me…after all, I thought, the water is Italian. Right?? The delightful perfume that fills the air is orange blossoms, and the Sorrento walk through town is filled with people taking in the perfume as well as the sights, but was I feeling as though I was really in Italy? Again, no.

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The orange trees are all over the place!!!! Fruit for the taking.

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This unseasoned traveler began to think that the adventure was off to a dull start. And then I stepped into the Sorrento Cathedral. The cathedral was hosting an operatic concert. The church sanctuary was full of music lovers for good reason. The soprano, baritone, and accompanist were filling the space with Mozart, Verdi, and Bellini.

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IMG_20180419_191627912_LL.jpgThe magnificent sounds of the music coupled with the elegance of the church made me stop and slowly do a look around. I spent the next few hours walking Tasso Square, eating spaghetti and gelato, and even drinking some of the limoncello Sorrento is famous for. And say, how about those ever so sweet orange blossoms? I’m in Italy, and it is wonderful. Love to All, Jackie

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9 thoughts on “Two Hour Delay

  1. Spaghetti looks wonderful as did those Oranges still on the trees. Madi and I both loved the Cathedral ceiling. Do you know who painted it?

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    1. Took me too long to answer your comment…..do not know the artist, but I will find out.

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  2. So happy to see your beautiful pics and read your thoughts…your on my mind every day wondering what you’re seeing and thinking ! God Bless and Love…

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  3. Looks like a fabulous place! Enjoy every minute of it Jackie!

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    1. Lori Lee-Clarke April 23, 2018 — 10:07 pm

      Oh Jackie, the pics are wonderful! I am so happy for you. What an experience. Sorrento looks lovely. Keep the updates coming! Love to you and Ashley.

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  4. Amazing right? GLAD TO KNOW IT IS GOING FANTASTICALLY WELL. WERE YOU ABLE TO TRY THE FRESH OLIVE OIL AT THE FARMERS MARKET? LOVE,

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  5. Hi Jackie,
    I loved the honesty of your feelings when you first arrived. Perfectly ending in you finding the magic of the city you had imagined.
    Candy 😊

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