2015-08-09 Lacco Ameno, Ishica Island to Cala di Corricella, Procida Island

 After a rocky and rolly night the morning was very calm
After a rocky and rolly night the morning was very calm
Lacco Ameno where we stayed  has numerous hotels and is a popular holiday destination on Ischia Island
Lacco Ameno where we stayed has numerous hotels and is a popular holiday destination on Ischia Island
During summer the bay is also full of boats of all sizes
During summer the bay is also full of boats of all sizes
 Il Funghi the well photographed mushroom shaped rock in the bay
Il Funghi the well photographed mushroom shaped rock in the bay
We depart as more boats begin to arrive
We depart as more boats begin to arrive
 Not far along the coast we pass Porto d'Ischia
Not far along the coast we pass Porto d’Ischia
We then head back to the island of Procida which is close by Ischia
We then head back to the island of Procida which is close by Ischia
The tiny islet called Vivara is joined to Procida by a bridge
The tiny islet called Vivara is joined to Procida by a bridge
In the northern bay beside the bridge the cliffs and rock structures look very interesting
In the northern bay beside the bridge the cliffs and rock structures look very interesting
Some of the houses are certainly living on the edge
Some of the houses are certainly living on the edge
We take every opportunity to have a swim in the hot weather
We take every opportunity to have a swim in the hot weather
On both sides of the bridge are  reasonable anchorages for boats
On both sides of the bridge are reasonable anchorages for boats
The pretty port of Chiaiolella is quite small and the marina is unfortunately booked out all summer
The pretty port of Chiaiolella is quite small and the marina is unfortunately booked out all summer
There are some lovely homes by the water along the coast
There are some lovely homes by the water along the coast
 As usual around 5.30pm there s a mass exit of boats from most bays
As usual around 5.30pm there s a mass exit of boats from most bays
We make our way back to beautiful Cala di Corricella
We make our way back to beautiful Cala di Corricella
A lot of boats are on anchor quite close in the bay tonight as an electrical storm is expected in the evening
A lot of boats are on anchor quite close in the bay tonight as an electrical storm is expected in the evening
 There even is a mobile bar in the bay if someone was desperate for a drink
There even is a mobile bar in the bay incase someone was desperate for a drink
 Ric cooks us a delicious steak for dinner
Ric cooks us a delicious steak for dinner
Later the evening sky began to darken  with heavy clouds
Later, the evening sky began to darken with heavy clouds
 For a couple of hours there was quite a spectacular thunder and lightning display
For a couple of hours there was quite a spectacular thunder and lightning display

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