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Today our group of 15 (we call ourselves ...put your arms in the air like you just don't care) travel to Matera for an overnight stay at the Hilton, whilst visiting Matera. It's agreed that we lead so I give Denise the address for the Hilton at Matera. Francesca and Anthony just type in Matera and the others are following. Off we go with our google maps and a convoy of 4 cars with 15 people. Apart from a few detours due to roadworks the first half of the trip was ...
We are staying in a cave which is part of the old city of Matera. There are three sections to the room with all mod cons but within the original walls where people have lived for centuries. Lovely stone bath with plenty of hot water. Much appreciated after the long journey. Fascinating.
I slept for two hours after ...
Had breakfast at 7.30 am and were transferred by taxis to the coach park in Matera main town at 8.30 am. We drove across the toe of Italy to reach the ferry to go across to Sicily. The ferry runs every 25 minutes and we only had 15 minutes to wait. Was a very interesting exercise. The coach drove into the hold of the ferry and we all got out for the 25 minute crossing to Sicily. Then back again into the coach for the rest of the journey.
Got up this morning to a beautiful breakfast in the room next door to our "cave". Typical Italian breakfast but some lovely bits and pieces to try and enjoy!
Neil and I decided not to go on the tour this morning as load of steps over very uneven ground and we thought it best that I rested my foot. Also Neil has a sore throat so best he rests too. Luckily have some antibiotics with me that can ...
... and had a great view over the City.Parked the coach in the coach park and we were taken by three mini buses to our hotel called Le Grotte della Civita. What an experience our room goes back and back and back deep into the hillside. Bedroom and table area first, then down to the toilet and bidet then down to a "flintstones" hand basin and massive showerhead, and then down to a beautiful bathtub. Being ...