A Day on the Island of Capri

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The isle of Capri has had a fascinating past. Most  recently in the 50s and 60s it was the haunt of the rich and famous who paraded their bronzed tans and good looks in the tiny streets of this gorgeous small island which is just off the coast of Naples on the Amalfi coast.  It was the place to see, and definitely the place to be seen – expensive, exclusive and  just the type of hideout needed for a famous movie star to rest and let their hair down for a few weeks between movies. Names like Kirk Douglas, Jackie Kennedy, Lana Turner, Liz Taylor and Greta Garbo were well known to the residents and restaurant owners.

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One comment on “A Day on the Island of Capri

  1. Pamela, we just met today. Know it well, Isla de Capri, been there several times in summers of the 1960’s – that was then and wonderful, Villa of Axel Munte, narrow streets, Picasso haunt, the blue Grotto and so forth _ reminds me, will write my then visits up also on word press (renataveritashistory.com on WP, others on word press= renataveritasopinion and renataveritasprojects)

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