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Street Views in Sorrento, Italy

Sorrento is a coastal town in southwest Italy. Its dramatic cliffs face the Bay of Naples. Its winding roads is full of vendors selling gelato, ceramics, woodwork, and the requisite tacky souvenirs. Limoncello — think alcoholic lemonade — is produced in Sorrento. Honeymooners walk underneath the afternoon sun. It is a slow town where meandering is encouraged and visitors can relish in the salt air and sea breeze.

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Vallone dei Mulini in Sorrento, Italy

Vallone dei Mulini, also known as Valley of the Mills is close enough to the city center to warrant a peak at it. On street level, visitors can look below into the valley and see abandoned flour mills. The stone mills date back to the 13th century and its primary use was to grind grain. Due to shifts in industry and reconstruction around the city, the mills were closed and abandoned in the 1940s as access to trade was blocked and the valley experienced great humidity.

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Marina Grande in Capri, Italy

Marina Grande is the main port to the island of Capri, Italy. A steady flux of ships and boats come in and out of the port, carrying cargo and passengers alike. Boats travel to Naples, Sorrento, the Amalfi Coast, and simply around the island for a tour of the grottos. Restaurants, hotels, and shops line the main strip, serving locals and tourists.

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