Hotel Degli Argonauti
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... eventually blocked out by having their doorways bricked up. It must have been horribly difficult for them after many generations had lived in the caves.
Times changed and by the late 1980's the value of the history of the cave dwellers was recognised. Now these caves have been bought and redeveloped as tourist attractions and as permanent homes. They are now very expensive to buy (as much as a house in ...
We are staying in a cave which is part of the old city of Matera. There are three sections to the room with all mod cons but within the original walls where people have lived for centuries. Lovely stone bath with plenty of hot water. Much appreciated after the long journey. Fascinating.
I slept for two hours after a bath ...
... Big room, unfortunately with a view of their rubbish area not one of the sea or Mount Etna. Never mind the room is very comfortable and much easier for me to get around with it's flat floors not rocks!
Met Helen and Lorraine for a pre-dinner drink on the terrace which has magnificent views. An Aparol Spritz was 12 euros! They know how to charge!
Down to dinner at 7.30 pm. Nothing recordable just pleasant enough. And so to bed!
... for sore throats. He has pistules on it so know he needs antibiotics.
We have had a very lazy day, sitting outside our cave this morning with my leg up and ice on it and the occasional snooze. Did the washing too but not having much success with drying it!
It's now pouring with rain and thunderstorms which are quite magnificent sitting up here overlooking the ravine.
... and had a great view over the City.Parked the coach in the coach park and we were taken by three mini buses to our hotel called Le Grotte della Civita. What an experience our room goes back and back and back deep into the hillside. Bedroom and table area first, then down to the toilet and bidet then down to a "flintstones" hand basin and massive showerhead, and then down to a beautiful bathtub. Being ...