Palmarola

One of the Pontine islands, and one of the most isolated in the Mediterranean.  It is said that only one person lives here year-round, but we saw no-one on land as we kayaked around.

The Romans called this island Palmaria, and that was its name when General Belisarius forced Pope Silverius to abdicate in November 537 and sent him here to die a month later.

  Anchoring  Peregrinus  at Palmaria: as usual, the Admiral drives while the Seaman goes forward on deck to control the windlass.  4 September 2016, iPhone 6 Plus.

Anchoring Peregrinus at Palmaria: as usual, the Admiral drives while the Seaman goes forward on deck to control the windlass.  4 September 2016, iPhone 6 Plus.