Grand Hotel Marinagri
Travel Blogs from Policoro
... have finished. The family are starting to wind down now and beginning preparations to return their houses inland at the beginning of September. However, they have very kindly asked me if I would like to stay on for a few extra days, as a friend, until they depart. Although I had made plans for my next location, it was an offer I could not refuse and my plans have been easily changed. I am actually not far from ...
In the morning we visited the ancient site of Metaponto, a greek colony from the 6th century BC.
Founded by Epeius, the builder of the trojan horse, it was also the retirement place of Pythagoras who settled here after his ...
... a very unique landscape composed of calanchi, hardened clay hills formed by water and wind. On the way, we also took the opportunity to stop by and check out the ghost town of Craco. It was abandoned ...
... called Oriolo. It is a beautiful place with walkways going in every direction as you make your way up and down. Although this town has its own history, for me, the view of the open air theatre below was quite incredible (see pic). I know my family have made arrangements to for us to return on Thursday for a theatre production.
This town is also home to a world famous seismometer (for recording earthquake activity).
In addition, a new student is expected on ...
... and just watch the sky with an ice cream at 2am.
I received two 'unusual' compliments on my birthday. The first was from a young lady (I should add that she has a body to die for) who asked me if I was into body building. I think she was actually asking if I frequent the gym a lot! I kindly accepted her compliment but explained that I do not like the gym. Secondly, one of the family here said that I look like ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service