Hotel Villa delle Meraviglie
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Yesterday left Positano. We took a shuttle to Salerno then picked up a car from Avis. The coast road from Positano to Salerno was truly breathtaking and the driver quite friendly and tried to explain a few sights along the way. Headed south and stopped at some Greek ruins in Paestrum which dated back to BC. Weather a little cold and rainy or we probably would have stayed longer. Took the scenic root to Marina di Camerota. Stopped at Bascillicata and had a late lunch at a little pizzeria. ...
... to celebrate Shirley's birthday - fabulous food at Ristorante Delfino - ourtside the heavens opened.Day 5 - Tom and I started out early for Capri where we were lucky enough to catch the blue grotto - lying on our backs in a row boat - the entrance is not very high. Tomorrow we are off to Naples with Kellie - she has friends there. I'll post this now - our only wifi is in a coffee shop. Rome on Sunday - not sure about ...
... bit as beautiful as the Amalfi Coast. Even if the winding roadways were not quite as dramatic, there were virtually no tourists here - at least not on a Friday afternoon at this time of the year. With the mountains of the National Parks so nearby, we definitely want to return to this area and spend more time.
It was getting later in the afternoon, so we took the main road (SP 517) from the Gulf ...
... up going back to the beach a little disappointed that the guide hadn't taken us there first.
We had a late lunch and the boys share whole baked fish which was pretty tasty. After lunch we headed back for a spot of swimming in the pool, playing table tennis and a last BBQ together. After dinner we celebrated an early birthday for Ethan with a cake that Nathalie had arranged and Ben and Ethan traded birthday presents.
Myriad of millennial old trees dance, their green leaves twisting and turning in the soft breeze drifting down from the hillock above. Sipping a glass of the local red, relish the “dance of the olive” as the performance continues down and around the red tiled roofs to a small, pastel colored fishing village, and concluding at the sparkling, deep blue Tyrrhenian Sea. And for the grand finale, watch as the sun begins it’s descent into the ocean, painting ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility