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Ischia, The Monte Epomeo. Downhill on a mountain path

Having reviewed the island from the top of the dormant volcano, Monte Epomeo, I'm going down the familiar path.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Places sandwiched stone walls, the path turns into almost a tunnel.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo. Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

below are found signs of civilization - whether the remains, or procurement of fences, you may not know from whom...

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

somewhere near the footpath has a natural lookout where you can see the homes and farms of the southern part of the island.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

the path to the summit marked a visible white-red icons - mini brands.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

I arrived at the Fountain early, so I walked to the top alone. Now for lovers of trekking, go forward almost in a continuous chain. And everyone will smile and greet!

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

About two-thirds of the way from the village to the summit is quite possible to drive on two-wheeled transport. Can be higher, but pedestrians not to avoid...

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Grotto of St. Francis attracts the attention of tourists. I here too looked on the way up.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo. The grotto of St. Francis.

Here the road ends, available for a cargo scooter, very popular in the mountains of transport.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo. Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Going down the path of the bewildered tourists looking at cars trying to drive along a donkey trail. In the car two girls are obviously Russian appearance.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

it Seems that it was visited by tourists from Ukraine.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Restaurant where you can rest and refresh themselves before the most difficult section.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

from Here you can start horse riding to the top.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Here begins the asphalt. Along the road stretched private property with a gate from the old box-spring beds.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

To lead him with the trail sticking out of the ground by the roots.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

can't say that this is it for the look, but looks very nice.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

When I walked in the morning, two workers were cutting the trees hanging over the road. After a half hour you could see only a neat hemp, on the roadway there was not a bitch.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

only wonder at how the trees stood on this slope. The trunks were 20 inches in diameter.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Node water supply. Sub-zero temperatures there is no freezing pipes is not threatened. Wiring to the consumers is made of plastic hoses. Counters to close the iron doors and three locks, as we do, here's why no one comes to mind.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

As expected on a mountain road, twists set of mirrors. Despite the fact that I came across not a single car for the entire trip. Well, except that those two girls-extremes.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Another roadside Nora-the grotto. Such dens on the island are common.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.

Began the gardens and orchards of the village Fountain. Stone pine, Mediterranean pine. Umbrella crown gives good shade in the heat and beautiful appearance for decoration pine were used also by the Etruscans.

Ischia. The trail to Monte Epomeo.