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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... are it for English first language speakers for miles around. It is quite rural and lovely. And very tropical in appearance.
We left Sorrento about 10:20 am this morning in our rental car with Larry as the sole driver for the next week. We are now committed to drinking the extra €160 it would have been for the second driver, Gary, in Sicilian wine. So Gary and his GPS are responsible for delivering us somewhere close to our various destinations.
So, we have not had any wifi access since leaving Amalfi on Thursday! I'm typing this on a tiny Samsung, so please forgive any typing or formatting errors. We left the wonderful Settebello Hotel and the family that run it at 10am on Thursday to set off for Sicily. The plan was to drive as much of the 450km distance as possible before overnighting somewhere in Calabria. We found a place in Zambrone on Booking.com ...
... We had a siesta and then headed to the town. Don bought an espresso and I had a gelato ingliese and creme caramel. We sat with our new friend Nicodemo Agostinos. He had befriended us on FB. Don showed him photos of Australia. Off we walked to the Town hall or municipio. A man coming out of an office said we needed to come back tomorrow to get info on where Don's mum and dad lived in Mammola and where Don's maternal grandmother was buried ...
... ravioli. We ended up with an extra salad of roast vegetables though. Whilst eating two men came in and one started to chat to Don about his relatives. He wrote down his connection to Lisa through Paulo in Canada. I think a nephew?? Other people ventured in and it felt like you were the exhibit in a zoo- the strange Australians lol. Just when we thought we could leave Don got convinced to have an espresso and limoncello. Our bill arrived and was only !! Unbelievably ...
... a local who kindly drove us to the accommodation. A 2 1/2 hour trip plus stops was 6 hours. We were the only guests and they didn't speak English. So Don again came to the rescue with his Italian. We had dinner early and ordered no carne or peschie for me. Don had the local signature dish of Stocco fish. We ended up with 8 plates of food. I needed up wrapping 7 fritters in serviettes for lunch the next day. They think that if you are vegetarian you will starve so they overfeed ...