Hotel Ducale Villa Ruggieri
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Today we had a very relaxed day at Lake Maggiore. It was only a 55 minute train ride away. What a difference a few kms makes. It is a very large lake, once again half Italian and half Swiss.
We arrived in the town of Stress. It was so quiet and peaceful I think it should be called De-Stresa.
We went for a stroll along the edge with the most amazing hotels overlooking ...
... winding road to perfection. It is true, the houses are a little more rundown in Calabria...I finished my go a Praia a Mare, Brazil? , copacabana?, no person on this beach without end, garnished with small pebbles graying. It's beautiful, but I have to think back and take my time to survey the romantic village of Maratea. One of the most beautiful villages of Italy, so, if it is marked on the large sign at the foot of the village Dungeon.
Extends a remarkable ...
... no English but tried his darnedest to communicate with us. As best I can figure, the local motorcycle group meets at his bar every week. We had an excellent lunch prepared by his sister who came and checked on us every few minutes to make sure we were enjoying the food, We were and probably wouldn’t have admitted if we weren’t as she looked as if she could take us all on at once in a bar room brawl. She was VERY ...
... onto our 2 hour regional train from Salerno along with every other Italian holidaymaker. With no assigned seats, we had to stand in the aisles (as did everyone else) and by god was it a noisy train... We both stood quietly, trying to be as inconspicuous as possible while everyone else chatted loudly with their neighbours. No-one knew each other, they just decided to pass the time talking about their respective holidays and getting to know their neighbours in very ...
... the sea was fairly rough and she pointed out how to get to the beach. So we went there and ate some fresa, which was pretty good, some hard bread soaked in water and topped with fresh tomatoes, mozzarella, eggplant, olives, tuna and some other pickled stuff that we couldn't work out what it was! We then went to visit the town and afterwards we went back to the beach to watch the sunset. This is when I got the ...
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
- Pets allowed