Il Pinguino B&B
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... walk around the buffalo farm and saw some calves, pregnant cows and some bulls.
Normally they are born in autumn but they are tweaking times so they can milk all year round.
We then had to drive to Scala. Drive was up a very narrow windy hilly road thru Amalfi to Scala. Virtually the whole group was thinking at this stage that we would just stay here for four days knowing we had to negotiate these roads ...
... lemon trees, and lots of veges. Rosa met us, and showed us the old olive press. Then we went to have a light lunch. Who are they kidding? A plate of pancetta, mozzarella, bullock tomatoes, pickled capsicum and eggplant, olives, ricotta, frittata, salami, fava beans, and bread. Of course, red wine. All made on the farm
Then we went to see how mozzarella is made. They make it from cow's milk, separate the curd from the whey and ...
... all columns still standing; hard to believe they were built 2.500 years ago. The museum had numerous artifacts that had been removed from the site and preserved, Just stunning!
On the way back we stopped to have a very late three hour lunch at a wonderful restaurant (Totte Normanna) built in one of the old Norman watch towers. We were the only people in restaurant so staff gave us their full attention, bringing us food ...
... that, and the seller offered a free sample so I gave it a go - it tasted something like a cross between a lemon and a grapefruit. Under his instruction I ate the whole slice, skin, pith, and fruity bit. All I can say is that it was a unique experience, and I'm planning on keeping it that way. Not entirely unpleasant, but almost. Following Positano we breezed through Praiano, which was where I first saw the local custom of ...
... of the volcano damaged villages. It is incredible though, the mosaics, painted walls, massive cooking pots still left there. In the area outside naples all the train stations are covered in graffiti, the towns full of apartment buildings mostly in disrepair then you arrive in sorrento, full of designer shops, bright lights and Xmas decorations. One extreme to ...