Grand Hotel Excelsior
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As much as we love seeing the sights on shore tours, we also love sea days. On these days, we have nowhere to be and nothing planned. So I have rolled two days of travel blog into one because, you know, holiday laziness.
The weather was spectacular on both days; brilliant sunshine very conducive to lying on a deckchair and reading. This is more my thing that Gary’s so I found several comfy spots ...
... of the Arab influence and the expense of the shops and hotels.
The end of the trip was at the Greco–Roman theatre and she told us a bit more here. Sadly it was even hotter here as there was no shade so some of the information was lost in the crowd and heat. I did learn that this was an early theatre, maybe the first, with sectional seating which helped them seat 5400 in the crowd. It was originally a Greek theatre, then the Romans adapted it. Next ...
... of her at some sort of award ceremonies in New York. We were just so surprised to stumble upon this in a very small obscure old Italian country village. So, as you can perhaps imagine, the meal was great and in fact the only issue was that we eventually had to put our hands up and suggest that maybe we'd had enough courses. I mean, the food just kept coming and it was all totally home made, including the best pasta I've ever tasted. Breakfast the next morning ...
I woke up, early and packed my bags. Davide was fast asleep and I had heaps of time left so I packed his bags too.
We went down for breaky and then headed over to SGDG for our last lunch here. She made my favourite, stuffed eggplant and pasta and then we had to say our goodbye's.
We began our drive. We weren't sure if we were going to stop for the night. It just depended how tired we were. ...
... t they?
Anyway, Domenico ate the rest of the piece I was eating and suddenly, his eyes started to water. He looked at me and Davide and said that I wasn't lying. It was very hot. I felt very happy that I wasn't going crazy hahahahaha!
The pizza plus drinks (alcoholic AND non-alcoholic) and coffee cost 37euro. SO CHEAP!!!!
After dinner, we went for a walk around the marina. I took lots of photos! ...