Travel Blogs from Crotone
... police not be aware of us. I put my idea to Kathie and Sue, both to my surprise said "let’s do it." Though Sue previous to this trip, had never sailed at all, she was not concerned, this was just a big adventure.
I changed course for Syracuse and noted the estimated time of arrival, twenty-four hours that would mean arriving fairly early in the morning. Somewhere in the back of my mind something was nagging at me.
To be ...
... me that they had both eaten two ice creams each while in town.
Sue was given the task of making sure that Orca's water tanks were always filled whenever we got the chance, this also reinforced with Sue that water on a boat is precious so after refilling the next morning we headed for a small port called Ciro another five hours sailing and the first time that Sue experienced sailing without the motor. We enjoyed a few hours just under sails before ...
... We returned to the shores of Lago Trasimeno (which we
visited briefly the day before) for lunch before hopping on the little
ferry across to Isolo Maggiore. It's a small island, about 1km in length
that was lovely and peaceful to walk around. Of course the trip
wouldn't have been complete without looking in the church and getting
our daily gelatti. I've tried ...
... This changed my perspective a bit.
The dinners at Villa della Cupa were interesting. It wasn't your typical Italian pasta dish, or pizza platter. Most of it was homemade mush of some sort. Lentils and beans... exactly the sort of textures I find unappealing. I did, however, enjoy the "chocolate salame". It's not really salame, just chocolate cut like salame slices. It's quite tasty.
Wine was something I was still getting used to. I had a ...
... to him how to get there, sort of.
Spello is quite small, yet we spent at least two hours just ambling through the streets. The town is in the throes of its preparations for its annual festival, Le Infiorate and is covered in flowers. Apparently they lay flower tapestries on the streets and then there's a procession through it. It starts on Saturday evening and ends on Sunday so we'll definitely be aiming to catch some of that.
We ended up at ...