Today we made it to Positano which is on the Amalfi Coast. Technically Sorrento, which we are staying just outside of, isn’t actually on the Amalfi Coast. It’s like saying Wareham is on the Cape…it’s just not. Josh wasn’t aware of this as he thought we were staying on the Amalfi Coast, so I thought I’d share with everyone else.
The road to Positano was no different than the roads we’ve been taking from Naples or to Sorrento – very narrow, very windy with turns that are measured in degrees – a 1st degree turn is a complete 180 degree switchback. Then we’ve seen ones that are listed as 2nd or 3rd degree. Regardless, every 50 feet there is another turn and so unless you are a local, you aren’t really going more than 30mph. Five kilometers took us a good 20 minutes on these roads believe it or not. And once again, I ring the praise of Josh who took it all in stride and got us to Positano (and everywhere else this trip) safely.