Hotel Leon d'Oro
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... quiet outside, I sat on a bench at the small beach and soaked up the sun & ambience.
We headed back to our hotel and got back about 3ish -time for a swim :-). Our hotel had no pool, so we had to use the one at the sister hotel about 20 minutes walk away. That hotel was opulence beyond the imagination. Seemed like I'd stepped back to the 1920's. Big pool area & it was quiet - perfect for some last minute relaxation.
... about 5ish - the whole coach was going on a dinner excursion to fisheman island to a little fish restaurant. We weren't due to get the boat until 7.30, so some time to have a look round, shower & get changed.
It was still raining heavily so I managed some strategic ducking in to various gift shops.
The hotel was lovely (we have been lucky with the lakeside hotels)
I was on the top floor with a huge balcony :-)
7.30pm - ...
... location, 2 hours. All I have been asked for in return is to help my teacher with some English exercises and reading. We have been sitting on the beach and I listen as she reads aloud her book. So the situation is perfect for me to remain here a little longer.
There was another festa here recently in which the whole family and their neighbours went to the beach for a BBQ. At midnight, it is traditional to ...
... the scenario. We have made our way up in to the mountains by car and the theatre is down in a gauge, on top of a small river that runs between. Therefore we need to walk down a path to the bottom. The lighting for the pathway is amazing and as you walk down and look back, you can see the town built in to the mountain side. Arriving at the theatre, taking in the sounds, the people, the lighting and the view above, was quite incredible. I did not really understand to much of ...
... a really nice gesture. I have plenty of pictures but I need to get them off my hosts camera.
We have also said goodbye to Bob on Saturday evening. He is heading up north for a few days and then returning to the US to plan his next trip. I have really enjoyed his company and he was very popular with the family. Everyone is going to miss him and I wish him a safe journey home.
Today (Sunday) is a ...