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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Martino Maratea
Loved the views. Good home cooking in the restaurant
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I have a few days to catch up on. No wifi in Sorrento so no blog. An amazing drive from Lecce to Maratea - such dramatic mountains and valleyys and such winding roads. We stopped on the way to view some 5 th century bc ruins. Maratea in retrospect was a lovely area - a quieter version of Amalfi. We had wonderful views from our hotel balcony and …
... if my memory serves me well) and move on to an intermediate town or village to spend the night.
I am now going to try to upload some photos. The Wi-Fi connection is a bit unreliable, so don't be surprised if none appear.
PostScript: The Wi-Fi connection went completely, so you received neither text nor photos on the night. Since then, I have walked beyond San Gimignano and so I can now include some pictures of that lovely medievil town with this blog entry.
... English. He went away only to return and asked to see our documents. "Oh, our passports! Why didn’t you ask?" He probably had. We handed over our paperwork and he reviewed the passports in detail, looking at every page and studying all of the immigration stamps. Apparently not finding what he was looking for, he handed us back our paperwork and said OK to leave. We asked if we could take a picture to memorialize ...
... and an umbrella for uh, free (well they never asked us to pay, we're still not sure how the system works).
We were sorry to finally leave, as close by there was the biggest national park in Italy, with a lot of walking trails, beautiful scenery and endangered species (both plants and animals), however we had to move as we were booked into Sicily - I'm also not sure whether our hotel would have coped with these questions as apparently there is very little transport to the ...
Well we successfully made it to Italy. We landed on the southern coast, and as it turns out in August most italians are taking there vacation and where do the go...the southern coast. This has made things insanely crowded and expensive. We are spending the night here in a B&B, then tomorrow working our way up the coast to a larger city of some kind. I feel as though when paying attention I understand about 70% of the Italian I ...