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Photowalks on Ischia island

Nature, historic and cultural sites. Guide

Forio. Promenade Of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

sight-seeing of the promontory of Soccorso, I finished a short acquaintance with Forio and headed along the promenade towards the bus stop.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Forio is located on the Western shore of the island from the open sea.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Here are the real storms, so the beach is protected from erosion by concrete blocks.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

a Huge boulder of volcanic bomb, arrived here during the eruption.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Local volcanic rock, the so - called green tuff. The stone really has a greenish tint. The material is quite soft, so the surface boulders smoothed by wind and waves.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Forio is the most remote from the coast to the port of Ischia. Ferries from Naples do not go here, but in the day there are 4 flights of high-speed ships (schedule).

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Quay Christfor colon stretches from the Church Soccorso along the old town to the beach area of Citara.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

This is the main promenade of Forio, there are many hotels, cafes and restaurants.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Bar real sea name is La Cambusa.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Fishing boats in the harbour can be seen not so much - mostly yachts and pleasure boats. If earlier fishing was the main occupation of the inhabitants of the town, now they are more preoccupied in the sphere of tourist services. A small fishing fleet enough to ensure local catering fresh fish and seafood.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

do a Lot of boats resting on the shore, apparently in anticipation of the tourist season, which begins in may.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Based on the dashboard, a small boat has two engines - two gas handle, there are two tachometer. Naturally, no ship, even a small one can not do without a compass. It seems that the owner of the boat is not afraid of theft - ignition key always in the lock.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

Some boats are adapted for carrying tourists - equipped areas for swimming.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)

On the dock the fish stalls have long replaced canvas awnings flea market. As in Naples, you can buy quite decent stuff at absolutely ridiculous prices, up to "tuuo per un euro"...although it is possible to bargain.

Ischia, Forio. The promenade of Christopher Columbus (Via Cristoforo Colombo)