Travel Blogs from Piraino
... 3 disjointed legs and a Gorgon's head. He gave us a map of Castiglione di Sicilia and sold us some jewellery made from volcanic material.
Upwards and onwards we traipsed, with the Italian soundtrack of wails and groans getting louder and louder, until we finally made it to the top near Castel Leone, 10 minutes before they closed for lunch. Nestled atop a high rocky outcrop, it served as a guarding post thousands of years ago. It has an incredible ...
We arrived, or tried valiantly to, at around 3pm between Piedmont Etneo and Linguaglossa, but couldn't find the agriturismo, despite counting the requisite railway crossings before the turn-off! We had to wait for the owners in the parking lot of a nearby supermarket. Maria came to fetch us and within minutes we arrived in Etna Mare.
It is hard to describe this wine and olive farm near the foot of Mount Etna and ...
On beach in a bar watching Kathy have a massage while I have a beer. Had my massage, **** it hurt but feel good now. Ordered another beer. We are in Port Grimuad, South of France. Very pretty and very busy. Grimuad is next to St Tropez, where the rich and famous live and park their super yachts. Brad and Angeline with kids live in the hills behind us. Back to where we went after Croatia, we caught a over night boat to Bari, Italy and drove south ...
... blocking any form of view. After another coffee at the top the mist begins to disappear revealing the amazing views beyond. We wander the town with another kiwi girl Lucy and head to the larger island of Capri before relaxing on the public beach by the marina which is tiny and covered in stones. The boat back leads us the other way around the island past Giorgio Armani's place and some other wealthy people and past some large yachts. ...
... We freshen up a bit, and then head over to another cousin's house for a final farewell dinner. We eat at Mariano's house with his wife Lina. She is so sweet and gives me a tablecloth that was hand made by my great grandmother, Fortunata. It's over 100 yrs old and it's been passed down from one generation to the next. Lina tells me now I can do the same. I'm overwhelmed with emotion because of the value of these personal and family based traditions. Also, as a loving mother, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking