Aliscafi on the Bay of Naples, Italy


Photos by Gertrude Meyer
on a trip to Capri.

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Photo by Gertrude Meyer

The Hydrofoil to Capri

This is the Aliscafi (hydrofoil) we took from Naples to Isle of Capri.
Note the "wings" under the boat. Once they crank up the engines, the boat lifts out of the water, and actually rides on these wings.

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Photo by Gertrude Meyer

It is about a 40 minute ride between Naples Harbor and Marina Grande, Isle of Capri.

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Photo by Gertrude Meyer

The Meyers Cross The Bay of Naples

Mt. Vesuvius, the famous volcano that buried Pompeii
and nearby Herculaneum in 79 AD looms in the background.

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Photo by Gertrude Meyer

Ernst Meyer has a window seat on the Hydrofoil

It's actually nicer and more comfortable in the Aliscafi than on many an airplane. Many Naples executives reside on Isle of Capri and commute to work this way every day.

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