Athena Palace Hotel
Travel Blogs from Acquappesa
... charitable quest.
Tony passed on Paul's tale to club president Vincenzo "Enzo" d'Angelo and the boys took our Mod to their big Italian hearts.
"Great guys," gushed Paul.
Moving on Paul passed through Paestum on the SS18 coastal road and "beautiful town after beautiful town".
But the weather system hanging around this part of Italy means frequent rain and that had the ...
... cloud cover as we were so high up in the mountains. Very excited as the only other time us Giffords had been through the clouds was in a Boeing 777! We arrived around 5pm and met Enzos cousin Rosanna who had prepared the house for us. We had dinner at her house and am now sitting by the fire as it is quite cool here in the mountains. We are having a day or so of doing very little as we have packed so much into each day so far. The ...
Tonight was Matilde's class play. They did the Little Mermaid and Matilde played Ursula. Normally, I would probably say that doing a class play of a Disney movie is boring, but I appreciated it because it was nice to know what was going on without having to understand the dialogue. Also, the costumes were ADORABLE!
After the performance we all went out for gelato. We went to ...
When I was a little girl, I asked my mom where chicken came from because I didn't realize that the chicken I ate came from chicken, the animal.
Today at lunch I was mildy horrified when Adriana spooned a bunch of tentacles onto my plate. Unlike chicken, octopus ...
... on top of each other, here the two gelato flavors are served side by side in the cone. I got half pistachio gelato and half amaretto gelato, and it was unbelievably delicious.
While we were in the gelateria, I saw a couple of people order gelato to-go, like how Americans will sometimes get hand-packed pints. I now understand where the concept of "Neapolitan" ice ...
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility