Hotel Il Gabbiano
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We had a chilled weekend and this evening we went for a walk down on the local beach and took some more photos back up to the village in which we are staying. Years ago it was a major venue for mass bridge tournaments so it is called the "Villagio Dei Bridge" - but now it has a few full time residents, but most of the apartments are either holiday homes or no longer used. You will see in the photos ...
... Camerota. On the on the way back down the coast, we spotted a statue, way up on top of one of the mountains and decided to go and find it !! It was the statue Il Redentore which was literally on top of the mountain, with a platform specially built for it, and the small church next to it, complete with a hair-raising bit of track on stilts to get up there. We managed to get there just in time to enjoy the sunset too which was ...
... asked, in German, as this seemed to be our easiest joint language, if we wanted to stay 2 nights as booked; we decided to stay just one night as the area is pretty small with little to keep us entertained for longer! We checked can on the map and decided to see if we could book into the next hotel a day earlier........and we could!
A bonus......we do get breakfast tomorrow ...
A prospect of four trains today was reduced to three as we had negotiated with Katia for her father to kindly give us a lift to Martina Franca instead of the proposed train as our connection was incredibly tight and we couldn't afford to miss our ongoing train to Taranto. From there, another train to Salerno where we then pick up a final train to Taormina. The whole journey would last the whole day and it was all about timings. I had enjoyed our time ...
... to find a very large ship with its mouth wide open and so we just drove up and onboard without really being sure that we were even on the correct boat. Virtually as soon as we got Travis onboard the ship started to sail
Now we weren't even certain that we had driven onto the correct ship let alone where it may be heading. We eventually consoled ourselves with the thought that at least the pointy end of the boat was facing towards mainland Italy - the ship did in ...