Travel Blogs from Potenza
... over. Unfortunately the chain eroded and he was unable to retrieve it. Some 70 years later 2 scuba divers came across the car, raised it, cleaned it up and sold it for 250,000 euros. Ernest Hemmingway stayed here and mentioned the lake in his book A Farewell to Arms. The northern end of the Lake is only a few miles away from Switzerland. The lake was created when glaciers came down leaving a crater which eventually filled with ...
We had a free day today as most of the tour group were heading to Lake Como for a boat cruise, shopping, and celebrity hunting. A good chance for us to catch our breath and relax as the schedule has been hectic. We will just wander around the town and the hotel today. Timed it so we were able to Skype both of the girls and our ...
First stop today was to travel by boat up the coast to the town of Portofino. This town is where the celebrities go to be noticed. We did not see anyone however this is a beautiful little town and we had 2 hours to wander around the shops and cafés. A number of pictures are attached. Another boat trip back to where the bus was collecting us, and it was off to the Italian Lakes. We ...
... not-so-easy" task. Driving in Florence a few years ago comes to mind where the city streets do not remotely resemble a reasonable North America grid street arrangement!
Today, we when left our apartment to pick up our car at the Stazione Termini (central rail station) in Rome, I must say that I was a little intimidated. Having observed Rome's drivers for the last few days, it was obvious they made up their own rules of the road on many occasions. The only ...
... edges. Accommodation a bit ordinary with no hot water in the showers! Accommodation includes breakfast and dinner. First evening dinner was good but last night a bit ordinary. We did a walk to the next village Castelmezzano which also had amazing views. Took the long way back - very tired when we reached Pietrapertosa. Moving on this morning to ...
Other places to stay in Potenza
Raccordo Autostradale Basentana SS 407 Km 50, Potenza | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Corso XVIII Agosto, 46, Potenza | 4 star hotelfrom $107
SS 92 Loc. Turistica Rifreddo, Potenza | 4 star hotelfrom $102
Contrada Bucaletto, 61/62a, Potenza | 4 star hotelfrom $122
Via Vescovado 4, Potenza | Hotelfrom $80
c/da San leo, 11, Potenza | Hotelfrom $107