2015-08-15 Cala Inferno, Ponza Island, Italy via Isola Palmarola

Early morning in the stunning Cala Inferno on Ponza Island
Early morning in the stunning Cala Inferno on Ponza Island

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We move from our overnight mooring in Cala Inferno and motor up the coast
We move from our overnight mooring in Cala Inferno and motor up the coast
More stunning scenery on the way to the top of Ponza Island
More stunning scenery on the way to the top of Ponza Island

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 Isola Di Gavi at the northern tip of Ponza
Isola Di Gavi at the northern tip of Ponza
Dinghies on a small beach by Cala Del Acqua on the west coast of Ponza
Dinghies on a small beach by Cala Del Acqua on the west coast of Ponza

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We leave Ponza Island and approach Palmarola Island which is about 9 kms west
We leave Ponza Island and approach Palmarola Island which is about 9 kms west
A number of boats are moored in the south of Palmarola Island
A number of boats are moored in the south of Palmarola Island
A restaurant on the beach is open in the summer months in a bay on the west coast of Palmarola
A restaurant on the beach is open in the summer months in a bay on the west coast of Palmarola
The scenery is also quite rugged on Palmarola Island
The scenery is also quite rugged on Palmarola Island
Joining a number of other boats we drop anchor in crystal clear water in the north east of the island
Joining a number of other boats we drop anchor in crystal clear water in the north east of the island
Another unusual rock formation in the beautiful bay
Another unusual rock formation in the beautiful bay
We have some good company nearby
We have some good company nearby
 We return to Ponza Island as there are very few safe anchorages on Palmorola overnight
We return to Ponza Island as there are very few safe anchorages on Palmorola overnight
Punta della Guardia on the southern tip of Ponza Island
Punta della Guardia on the southern tip of Ponza Island
Looking back south
Looking back south
The lighthouse and cemetery on La Rotonda della Madonna at the entrance to Ponza
The lighthouse and cemetery on La Rotonda della Madonna at the entrance to Ponza harbour
We arrive back to Ponza town
We arrive back to Ponza town
We drop anchor for the night once again in Cala Inferno however this time with a slightly better view of the pretty town
We drop anchor for the night once again in Cala Inferno however this time with a slightly better view of the pretty town

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