Ah Amalfi! How we’ve finally reached the legendary town where the coast that surrounds it even borrows your name. What beauty! What excitement! What extraordinary!
Amalfi begins even before you reach it. Its “historicalness” can be felt when going along the roads from Positano all the way to Amalfi… the roads get super narrow, windy, and difficult, suggesting that Amalfi wasn’t a town to be traveled by cars to begin with.
When you arrive to Amalfi, you aren’t really overwhelmed by its beauty. It’s something that gradually enchants you, and you slowly begin to realise what a marvel it is to be standing here.
From your arrival, the light calm colors of the houses already provide a calming, pleasant sort of mood. The smell of salt from the sea and the sun overlooking the coast makes you feel as if you’re one with nature.
As you venture deeper into Amalfi, you discover a town, sort of old, but in a way that makes it more appealing due to its historical significance, as if you know it’s been here for a long time and that you’re sort of living how the Italians did centuries ago.
As if it’s saying, “Finally, you’ve reached Amalfi. Benvenuto.” Continue reading Amalfi Coast Series: OG Amalfi