Hotel Ristorante Borgo La Tana
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- Continental Breakfast
- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Drycleaning onsite
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We had a chilled weekend and this evening we went for a walk down on the local beach and took some more photos back up to the village in which we are staying. Years ago it was a major venue for mass bridge tournaments so it is called the "Villagio Dei Bridge" - but now it has a few full time residents, but most of the apartments are either holiday homes or no longer used. You will see in the photos ...
... As you can see from the map we are on the edge of a national park, so the scenery around us is fantastic, and not what we expected. We headed North, on what can only be described as a "James Bond" type road - lots of wiggles, tunnels, and the obligatory Italian driver overtaking at every opportunity. We visited a small mountain village called Roccagloriosa for a bite of lunch, and then headed on to a little port called ...
we travelled to San Giovanni and on arrival had some difficulty finding the hotel but after about 20 minutes and help from a local "Mama" we did, We had to bang in the door and the home tel and restaurant looked pretty closed. We were shown to our room which was fine and had a large balcony with partial sea view. The man who checked us in did not speak or understand a word of English and, ...
... but two days was enough, it's not close enough to the coast and if you haven't a car then you are really quite restricted with what you can see and do. It was very kind of our hosts to act as our chauffeurs, but we paid them for it. It wasn't exactly a free service, although we didn't have to pay nearly the same as a specified taxi service. It was a lovely morning as we flew along the back roads and arrived in good time at the station. There was ...
... that it was closed this day because of some special event.
AND THEN THIS OLD GUY APPEARS
Whilst having a quick look at the old town this nice old guy appears out of nowhere and latches onto Patti.
Now he wants to give us a guided tour of something - couldn't quite work out what exactly because he couldn't speak English. So for a while we listened to him prattling on in Italian and then we started to wonder how the devil we were going to nicely ...