Grand Hotel Paestum Tenuta Lupo'
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- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Drycleaning onsite
- Continental Breakfast
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OCD (2nd ed.): "coastal town of Lucania famous for its roses, pottery, well-preserved walls and Doric temples." I love it for this description alone, since this academic reference book rarely "stops to smell the roses". Recollecting references in art and archaeology books, I realize I am fulfilling another lifelong desire going here.
The roses, I found out, were used for ...
... The entire operation is natural and organic...there is no artificial insemination, no pasteurization, and careful attention is given to the grasses grown that the herd feeds upon. The buffalo were friendly and jostled for position when Ken went to pet them. There was an orderly queue for the milking machine, from which they head to a resting area, then on to the massage parlor! Quite a life for them at the farm....unless ...
... chandeliers. It's simply spectacular, so I sit in silence and awe and take it all in. Of historic interest is that the bones of Saint Andrew, Jesus's first disciple, were brought here in 1208, and lie hidden under a heavy slab of marble under the altar. Apparently for over 750 years on the eve of the Saints holiday, a dense liquid, Manna, appears and for the Amalfitani, is a sign that inspires feelings of intense spirituality!
The final stop is the Cathedral with ...
... lunch. The temperature duely dropped to about 30 deg (hot instead of bloody hot). We then had lunch at an awesome resturant in the medieval town of Postiglione. We had a huge sunday lunch with a couple of courses and wine and the toal bill for the eight of us was only EUR100. It was great value and the porcini mushrooms were really good.
After lunch we headed ...
... behind me for a strum session, then on through the town… past its respectable old City Hall and spacious plaza… past some high rise apartment buildings—something I haven't seen in a while. It’s almost comforting to see some urban life when it felt like I was getting farther and farther from ...