What to do on a rainy weekend in Oslo? I feel a slight inclination to fall into an early autumn depression – but let’s find something more positive to do :)) Though the rain doesn’t promise to stop, and this weekend seems like a copy of the previous one. We live now in a quiet area, just outside of the city. Between fields, forests and fjords. Which is all lovely but… But I don’t have all those rain clothes needed to go walking in such weather.
So I sit inside, sip coffee and go through my photos from our short vacation in Italy. Where we went in June to visit the friends’ wedding on the Amalfi coast. It was the most beautiful wedding ever. So if you want to have something special for a wedding, I give you this advice for free :)) Amalfi coast.
The wedding was in a little fisher village Erchie, and we stayed in a neighbor village Cetara (pronounced Che-tara, oh how I love the sound of it! :)) It was just a couple km away, and looked like a short walk. Little did we now about the only road on Amalfi coast, on the cliff, with cars, scooters, buses and pedestrians all together on one narrow street… But that would make another story 🙂
Cetara is a small village, but it has everything one may need. Couple of tiny “supermarkets”, some restaurants, a beach, a tower, a church. And a boat going to Amalfi and Salerno. Also a bus going to the same places, but on a boat you can see some spectacular views of the coast. While on a bus you can feel some spectacular emotions of driving on a narrow curvy road – you will never feel more alive than after that ride :))
My favorite thing from Cetara. When we ate a late brunch (around 1pm, after the wedding party) and asked for coffee – “capuccino por favore”. The waiter said: “No, solo caffe”. I love Italian strictness about food and beverages! 🙂 No no, capuccino is a breakfast drink, and how dare you ask for it after 12pm! Yepp, I thought, the milk is over, the cow went home. “Bring us the caffe then”.
And I would recommend the place (“Pane e Coccos”) because the food was really good! Just don’t ask for capuccino after 12pm, not in a village, people! Have some respect!
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Have you been to Amalfi coast? What are your favorites there?
Have a cozy weekend!