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Ischia, The Monte Epomeo. Flora and fauna

Аgain looking at conquered the summit, I headed down a familiar path.

Ischia, the Summit of mount Epomeo.

Below I found a small plantation with a greenhouse - apparently the school provides fresh vegetables on their own.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

to Descend the stone chute was more difficult than the climb.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

Then I thought that I was carrying trekking poles from the house.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

Below "the sheep's forehead" leading to the top, the trail in Forio, as reported by the inscription on the boulder. I read about this route, its length is about 5 kilometers, the road goes down almost everywhere. If there is time, I definitely went there.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

Here there is a picturesque glade.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

fancy Me tuff formation reminded the head of a lizard, of which there are in abundance running over stones.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

out of the clearing overlooking the gentle slope of the mountain of Pietra del Aqua, which is only 69 feet below mount Epomeo.

Ischia. Mountain Pietra del Aqua

Local kind of Anemone (Anemone hortensis, Anemone Stellata) blooms year-round.

Ischia. A kind of Anemone (Anemone hortensis, Anemone Stellata)

the Path to the top is becoming too busy.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

Route does not require special physical training, so on the trail meet tourists of all ages.

Ischia, mount Epomeo.

to Ascend to the extinct volcano on the horse.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Horseback riding

animal-drawn transport is based at the restaurant, where the path to the top.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Horseback riding Ischia, mount Epomeo. Horseback riding

meanwhile, the landscape perked up from behind the rock there was a small flock of sheep

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Mountain shepherd.

under the supervision of the driver

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Mountain shepherd.

and his dog.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Mountain shepherd.

Their appearance aroused the interest of the traveling public.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Mountain shepherd. Ischia, mount Epomeo. Mountain shepherd.

Little lamb, too, was glad the meeting and skipping hurried toward strangers, cheerfully waving his ears.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Sheep Ischia, mount Epomeo. Sheep

And the dog at this time, the master visited the neighborhood.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Mountain shepherd Ischia, mount Epomeo. Mountain shepherd

Sheep continued to peacefully nibble the grass, not paying attention to tourists,

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Sheep.

surrounded by little white-fluffy little babies.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Sheep.

a True Alpine idyll.

Ischia, mount Epomeo. Sheep.

Acquainted with the local flora and fauna, I went down the stone trough the mountain path, towards the Fountain.

Ischia, Mount Epomeo. Mountain path