Agriturismo casa Panetta
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... and a siesta as its hot and we are all tired. Late in the afternoon we pile into the cars and follow Anothony into Matera to visit the Sassi. The Sassi of Matera date back to 7000 BC They are cave dwellings dug into the Rock and and are believed to be the first Human settlements in Italy.
we have a great time exploring and feel like we are in Jerusalem. Mel Gibsons movie the passion of Christ was filmed here. We stop for some cold drinks etc then go in search ...
... and Derek walked the town. Dinner was outside with our tour group. Six Aussies and two Aussie hosts who have lived in Italy for twenty years. All local food, simple but very tasty. Warm calm evening. Walked up many stairs to the highest point for a view of the Sassi (cave dwelling area) and then into bed by 11pm.
Had breakfast at 7.30 am and were transferred by taxis to the coach park in Matera main town at 8.30 am. We drove across the toe of Italy to reach the ferry to go across to Sicily. The ferry runs every 25 minutes and we only had 15 minutes to wait. Was a very interesting exercise. The coach drove into the hold of the ferry and we all got out for the 25 minute crossing to Sicily. Then back again into the coach for the rest of the journey.
Got up this morning to a beautiful breakfast in the room next door to our "cave". Typical Italian breakfast but some lovely bits and pieces to try and enjoy!
Neil and I decided not to go on the tour this morning as load of steps over very uneven ground and we thought it best that I rested my foot. Also Neil has a sore throat so best he rests too. Luckily have some antibiotics with me that can ...
Didn't go up for breakfast this morning. Got cases ready for 7.50 am and up to get on the coach at 8.30 am.
On the coach and went to Polignano a Mare. The outskirts of this town weren't that great, rubbish everywhere, but when we got into the old walled city it was lovely. Found the sea and took photos and then went back to a cafe in the main square for a coffee.
Outside the city walls we bought ...