Club Capo S. Irene
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... has been going on, the thought of finding a train and a bus to get there sounded like a lot of work compared to finally relaxing in paradise. Have no fear though, I will return in a year or two armed with better communication skills and visit the area. It was tough to leave, but we hopped a train to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast 5 days after our arrival in Tropea. Sorrento: Sorrento is a cool little town that you could call a suburb of Napoli. It's only an hour by train and 45 ...
Here's Paul's update from May 6: Normal service will be resumed shortly.
Yesterday I set off from Paola for what was to be my final day's ride about 140 miles. I decided to go to Capo Vaticano for lunch. Again I was thwarted by the local caribinieri as every road I tried to get to my lunch destination was closed. As I was heading back to the main road, I heard a terrible sound coming from under my scooter. ...
... people sold big leafy vegetables and cauliflower, oranges that were red inside, dried-out pomegranates and nuts of shells (for what?), and electronics.
-----Motorcycles sped through narrow alleys. Jewelry and the latest fashion were sold on main streets. There were many pizzerias. A stout, old gray-haired man yelled in a dialect that reminded me of a New York accent.
-----For a moment, I thought I might like to spend some time in Palermo. ...
... not as well known abroad as its Sicilian counterpart, the 'Ndrangheta gained power in the criminal world as the Mafia’s star waned in the late 1990s following the Mafia trials. By the 2000s, the 'Ndrangheta was Italy's most-powerful crime syndicate. While it and the Mafia are quite separate organisations, they share a common history, culture and language and there is evidence to show that there is contact [shared information and possibly shared ...
... next week. I saw a great movie under the stars tonight. The Way, Way Back with Steve Carell. It certainly wasn't a comedy as he is used to being in. In fact, he played a rather nasty character. It really put me in mind of the old movie Little Miss Sunshine. Quite good, all in all. Last of all this evening was the comedy of George Casey. He's from Ireland...need I say more. Well, it's off to bed for some much needed sleep as the next 2 days are going to be long and busy. ...
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