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Gelato Sisterhood on the Amalfi Shore

by Chantal Kelly

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Bought this book after reading some raving reviews on Amazon and I’m glad I did.
It’s a story of one of the trips that the author organized as a tour guide for her American customers to visit the beautiful Amalfi Coast in Southern Italy. Kelly takes the group (they’re are all middle-aged women) on a very personalised tour of the area, showing them all the sights, the amazing shops, restaurants and many other hidden gems all along the Amalfi coast and Capri. It’s almost like a trip report or a blog from the travels, but only in the terms of the content; the language used is very elegant, certainly not a blog-style one. It’s a very pleasant read that will probably inspire a lot of people to plan their next visit to Italy. I found the book to be very informative, very well researched, it reads almost like a guidebook but a more personalized one, with loads of funny anecdotes etc. The reason I got interested in the book in the first place was an upcoming holiday in Amalfi and the book proved to be very helpful and provided great inspiration for my trip. I would certainly recommend “Gelato Sisterhood” to anybody planning a visit to Southern Italy and to all interested in Italian culture, history, sights etc. I believe however that it would be too detailed for those looking just for a light and fun read as it’s full of information on the area. ( )
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"One never really knows how much one is being touched by a place until one has left it." Thomas Jefferson
To my husband of thirty years, my wonderful traveling companion. For you I would cross another ocean.
To my parents.
To the people of Campania.
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What I thought would be a simple winter business trip to Rome many years ago was actually the start of my love affair with Italy.
The view of the Gulf of Naples bathing in the glow of the setting sun is just as mesmerizing as I remember. Immediately, my eyes are drawn to the unmistakable profile of Vesuvio, to the surrounding open plain and to the path we traveled on today. In the lush valley below the hotel lies Sorrento, at the edge the sea. Directly across the deep blue of the Bay of Sorrento is Naples. Does anyone ever get tired of looking at this panorama I wonder, jealous of the people living here.
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