Hotel Residence Cassiodoro
Travel Blogs from Staletti
... to the KZN coast. After one or two hairy, scary wrong turns, we found the ferry in San Giovanni and made the 20 minute crossing to Messina in Sicily - very exciting to start the Sicily portion of our trip, if a little apprehensive, as I never know whether the places we book online will be habitable and remotely resemble their descriptions..... will report back soon..... Will also upload pics when I find free ...
... perched at the pinnacle of the mountain. A very well maintained and attractive village. The tourist information centre was definitely shut, as was the castello, though that did promise to open several hours later. Retired to the local cafe to rethink our day. Noticed a very eldery gentleman snoozing at a table in the corner. Papa. The bartender's beloved papa. Asking about his age of the bartender, the conversation ...
... they didn't get many visitors in winter.
-----Simona had moved here from a big city. She and her Greek boyfriend, Pantelis, were trying to: grow their own food, avoid shopping in supermarkets, reduce the amount of waste they produced, collect edible grasses and herbs from the mountains, etc. Pantelis said that, with Greece's economic crisis, life in Athens was difficult and sad. He predicted more people would move to the countryside.
... order to other towns, rather than the new areas flowing down the hill, in Matera, they climbed upwards. Over the years, Matera endured the change management sequence experienced elsewhere in Italy. However, the main attraction remained the sassi which eventually saw Matera being recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1993. Many sassi are now being restored with modern essential services and re-occupied [by the young and trendy].
Hello everyone! Yesterday, we drove from our little hotel, to Genova!I seriously think that that's where they g to the idea for Tintin (that bit when they're trying to get the scroll thingys, right after the opera girl broke the bulletproof glass case.)! It was really cool (except not really, it was boiling hot!). We walked around for a bit, got an ice cream, then hopped back in the rental car, and drove (more driving! :p ) a winding road to La Spezia. ...
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