¶ 3 Leave a comment on paragraph 3 0 On board we find a crowd rapidly gathering xxxx at starting 915 we are glad Anna did not attempt the trip. The charming day has completely filled the steamers deck so that we have an uneasy feeling about the chances for a small boat at our journeys end, the island of Capri, lying directly south of Naples-
¶ 4 Leave a comment on paragraph 4 0 Down the bay we go, with smoking Vesuvius upon our left, and at eleven oclock we have reach’d the charming summer resort of the Neapolitans called “Sorento”[sic]- A little town of Villas and Hotels spread along the high cliff which here presents an abrupt front of more than an hundred feet in highth ascended through stairways cut within the rocks which from our steam shows nothing but archways into the wall.
¶ 5 Leave a comment on paragraph 5 0 Here again our steamer meets the landing small boat nearly a quarter of a mile from the shore, and we are glad to see it packed full with our passengers, wishing the rest would go too. Nevertheless we watch the overloaded frail bark with some interest, as a couple of our new made friends are in it and waive [sic] their handkerchiefs until we are out of sight towards Capri- where at just twelve oclock our steamer stops in front of the north side of the island, before a high perpendicular cliff, in accesible [sic], but the perfectly calm see [sic] permits us to stop quite near. One of the little holes next to the