Return to Camogli
On a trip to Italy last week, I returned to Camogli, a town I had last visited in 2016. This time around, we spent the night in Nervi, about twenty minutes away. However, I had always wanted to try and take a sunset photograph in Camogli, so I hopped a train and arrived in Camogli about an hour before sunset.
Camogli is located on the Ligurian coast of Italy, about thirty minutes from the port of Genoa. The town has a beautiful waterfront, with wide beaches that are popular in the summer. An outcropping of rock is topped by the Basilica di Santa Maria Assunta, which makes for a beautiful focal point. When I first visited Camogli in 2016, I remember being shocked that such a beautiful town wasn’t even mentioned in the tourist guidebooks. I suspect that may have changed, because even on this early-April evening, the town was hopping.
There were some nice clouds in the sky, and I was hopeful for a good sunset. It didn’t turn out to be remarkable, unfortunately. Of the photos I took, I think my favorite is of the golden late-day sunlight lighting up the buildings along the water:
We ended up spending a week along the coast, including three days in Vernazza and two in Porto Venere. I’ll have more photos from this trip to share in the near future.