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A Misty May in Naples

Vesuvius, Posillipo, Nisida and Capo Miseno today in the mist from the old Bourbon prison on Procida.

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Grotta del Tuono, Posillipo, Naples

The Grotto of Thunder, looking out over Nisida island.

Here the slayer of Julius Caesar, Marcus Brutus, plotted with Cassius and, after the assassination, walked with Cicero who ‘apud illum multas horas in Néside’ – spent many hours in Nisida – to discuss the future of Rome.

Photo via Napoli Underground, a website dedicated to exploration of subterranean Naples.