A Love Letter to Capri

Capri is one of those romantic places you expect to go with someone special. My partner and I arrived on a hot day following a visit to Rome and the Amalfi Coast. We saw its silhouette from afar, water splashing on our faces as we rode the ferry. It was a curious sensation; for so long it had felt like a mystical destination and suddenly we were about to walk on its shores.

On the way from the port, the boy from our house-hotel let us into the island's most harboured secret; Anacapri. It's the least visited part of the island and welcomes you as if it were your childhood home.

We left our bags in our room at our stay, Faraglioni, so-called after the nearby rocks that were made famous by the Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue campaign. When you dedicate yourself to photography, seeing the places that appear in shoots you admire is awe-inspiring.

For me, Anacapri is the most intimate part of Capri; hidden beaches, local people, warmly glowing restaurants, winding back roads and artisan shops. The Italian style, epitomised in the Plaza de Capri, seductively whispers "la dolce vita" in your ear and will make you fall in love time and time again.

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