Foreign News: Water on Capri

For centuries, dreamers as disparate In time and temperament as Rome's Emperor Augustus and Sweden's Author-Doctor Axel Munthe found Italy's idyllic Isle of Capri a perfect spot in which to get away from it all. Augustus' misanthropic successor Tiberius found the island's solitude so inspiring that he often invited tedious friends out to the imperial villa for the weekend, only to push them off a cliff as soon as they arrived. The only thing Capri lacked was a supply of fresh water. Rain water, collected in cisterns, had to suffice Augustus, Munthe and all...

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