2015-08-07 Cala di Corricella, Isola di Procida to Castello d’Ishica, Ishica Island

The beautiful bay of Cala di Corricella on Procida Isand
The beautiful bay of Cala di Corricella on Procida Island
We pull up our anchor for our move to the next island
We pull up our anchor for our move to Ischia Island
Looking back to the Castello
Looking back to the Castello
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We head south down the coast of Procida Island
Punta Socciaro on the south east tip of Procida
Punta Socciaro on the south east tip of Procida with Ischia in the background
Another prominent castle on the nearby island of Ischia
Another prominent castle on the nearby island of Ischia
The Aragonese castle that is on an islet on the east coast of the island
The Aragonese castle that is on an islet on the east coast of Ischia Island
Porto d'Ischia only a short distance north of the castle
Porto d’Ischia only a short distance north of the castle

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The narrow entrance to the small harbour
The narrow entrance to the small harbour
 We drop an anchor by the port
We drop our anchor by the Ischia port
Ric takes the dinghy to go to the PO to see if our mail had arrived from Australia
Ric takes the dinghy to go to the PO to see if our mail had arrived from Australia
Mid afternoon we find a mooring for the night in the  southern bay by the castle
Mid afternoon we find a mooring for the night in the southern bay by the castle
The Aragonese Castle stands on volcanic rock and was built in  474BC
The Aragonese Castle stands on volcanic rock and was built in 474BC
The castle on the islet is joined to Ischia by a causeway which was first constructed in stone in the 1400's after replacing a wooden bridge
The castle on the islet is joined to Ischia by a causeway which was first constructed in stone in the 1400’s after replacing a wooden bridge

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We were not the only ones enjoying the water today
We were not the only ones enjoying the water today
A few clouds and a few raindrops for a change in the evening
A few clouds and a few raindrops for a change in the evening
Some divers at work tonight
Some divers at work tonight
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Sunset

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 A concert ashore kept us entertained with nice Italian music all evening
A concert ashore kept us entertained with nice Italian music all evening
Ric is chef tonight creating a delicious picante vegetarian pasta sauce
Ric is chef tonight creating a delicious picante vegetarian pasta sauce
The spinach and riccotta ravioli was freshly made in a deli we visited today
The spinach and riccotta ravioli was freshly made by a deli we visited today

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