Cala del Porto
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... are it for English first language speakers for miles around. It is quite rural and lovely. And very tropical in appearance.
We left Sorrento about 10:20 am this morning in our rental car with Larry as the sole driver for the next week. We are now committed to drinking the extra €160 it would have been for the second driver, Gary, in Sicilian wine. So Gary and his GPS are responsible for delivering us somewhere close to our various destinations.
A 4:30 start had us pack our final few things and then follow the coast line to the airport as the sun rose over the ocean. Not many beach goers at this hour but we did see one or two people out, believe it or not. There was a dog laying on the pavement sound asleep. Probably found it cooler there although he/she does live dangerously I must say. After a long wait in what didn't seem like a very long line-up, we checked in at Lamezia ...
... down to our place to be safe and to watch as it burned and spread a bit before the fire department finally came from somewhere (they apparently don't have one here). It was a bit too close for comfort but I guess what happened is that the men chopping around the olive trees had not cleared the brush at the base so it caught and spread. Not sure of the whole story. We were the only ones that seemed worried though.
Before supper we ...
... at least 30 on the Celsius scale so I'm not sure how much cooling will happen!). Alberto was busy rigging up the old fridge to act as a big cooler for tonight's "bar" and he and the kids were engraving bar signs into big stones he brought home from the beach. He is the poster child for the saying "necessity is the mother of invention". The "Western" themed bash was fraught with cowboys, saloon girls and more. There were "pistols" blazing, cowboy hats twirling and non ...
... and a bread made with "lievito madre". This literally means yeast of the mother and is yeast that has been continuously cultivated and renewed for over 100 years. They were given some 6 years ago when the restaurant opened and they add to it every day to keep it active. If the person that does this is on holidays, someone else is entrusted to take their place. What a concept.
The drive back was interesting as Rob has never driven these highways at night time. As ...