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More from the Cathedral of Saint Andrew in Amalfi, Campania, Italy

The Cathedral of Saint Andrew in Amalfi Italy gets its name from the Apostle Saint Andrew whose relics reside here.  Most of the relics were brought to Amalfi by Cardinal Peter of Capua in 1208 after the Siege of Constantinople.  … Continue reading

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The Cathedral of Saint Andrew in Amalfi, Campania, Italy

Sixty-two steps lead to the bronze doors of the Amalfi Cathedral (the Cathedral of Saint Andrew) in Amalfi, Italy.  The architecture is Romanesque with Arab influences.  From the portico, there is a commanding view of the Piazza Duomo and the … Continue reading

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Amalfi, Campania, Italy

After traveling by boat from Salerno to Amalfi along the beautiful Amalfi Coast, I arrived in Amalfi itself.  The tower of the Cathedral of St. Andrew was prominent in the view of the town, with the dolomite cliffs looming overhead.  … Continue reading

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Villages on the Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy

Sailing from Salerno to Amalfi, we passed the villages of Vietri sul Mare, Cetara, Maiori, Minori, and Atrani. Vietri sul Mare SOURCE:  Vietri sul Mar (Vietri sul Mare, Campania, Italy); photographed by Stephen J. Danko on 08 August 2011. Cetara SOURCE:  Cetara … Continue reading

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The Amalfi Coast, Campania, Italy

After visiting four other countries (Monaco, France, Spain, and Tunisia), I returned to Italy to view the Amalfi Coast by motor launch.  We traveled from Salerno to Amalfi and back.  The weather was perfect; the sea and the sky were … Continue reading

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