Grand Hotel Irpinia
Travel Blogs from Mercogliano
"The difference between an adventure and an ordeal is your attitude" - Erin to me while debating whether to rent the boat.
I'll get to our near death experience a little further down. First, I'd like to discuss the subject of much debate on travel forums, which is whether one should visit Cinque Terre or the Amalfi Coast. I had expected to be able to write a post comparing Cinque Terre and Amalfi and identify a clear winner for anyone else who may want to visit. ...
... particularly made of the road. It is narrow, barely 2 cars wide, with cars and or motorbikes/scooters parked, or rather squeezed in, whenever there is an extra cm or two. I must admit that along this road there is more care taken in ensuring that only a little part of the car protrudes than usually happens when parking.
Paul, as todays lead driver, drives, as the twists and turns ensure there is never a moment he can glance around. ...
... on hard times. More than half the population emigrated, mostly to Australia. Positano was a relatively poor fishing village during the first half of the twentieth century. It began to attract large numbers of tourists in the 1950s, especially after John Steinbeck published his essay about Positano in Harper's Bazaar in May, 1953: "Positano bites deep", Steinbeck wrote. "It is a dream place that isn’t quite real when you are there and becomes beckoningly real after you have ...
Well after some hard goodbyes Emma and I left the Gavin's and the Bekemer's this morning and drive to Amsterdam airport to board our flight, it was a little hectic and we ran to our plane which is not unusual... We flew air transavia and after not reading the fine print w'll I had to fork out 110 euro to check an extra bag into the hull because my handbag would not fit it in and it made me a little flustered but reality is if that is the worst that could happen that's a good holiday ...
... house. The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step. :) After, we got a couple of things from the market and then headed back to the Villa and settled in with a movie in bed. Ahhh. Today, we are going to take it easy and possibly go into Sorrento. The kids have a spy game going amongst coloring and a scavenger hunt. I am simply enjoying sitting on the terrace sunbathing with a book. Much love to you all!! Ciao, ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool