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Travel Blogs from Palinuro
... a week . The weather is not helping us here. This afternoon we meet Kellie who has flown in from Hamburg.
Yesterday we drove (in a bus - the car will stay in the garage here in Sorrento) to Amalfi and everthing we had been told about this drive is true. I have great respect for SITA bus drivers. We went on a little further to Minori and Maori - our favourites - far from the madding tourists - walked a little ...
... environment is composed of "Maquis", typical of mediterranean countries. It is strongly receptive to tourists, principally because it has gained a national fame due to the quality of its water, which give it the "Blue Flag beach" area and the "5 sails" of Legambiente (an Italian environmentalist association every summer from many years. Some years after World War II, the place was one of the stays of the writer Ernest Hemingway, during his Italian ...
We headed off at about 9am and drove down the main road south for an hour to the town of Palinuro. Here we waited for a boat to take us out to the caves that this area is renown for. Finally after some delays we headed out at 12:30. We went to three different caves and then ended up at a beach for a swim.
On the way back we tried to get into the blue grotto cave which is the most famous however the sea was too rough and so ...
Today we had a leisurely start to the day and headed to the beach near Castellabate. We found a spot with a nearby car park and headed down to the sandy beach. After an enjoyable swim and a bit too much sun we had lunch at a seaside bar and pizzeria.
after lunch we headed back up to the house and the Sam, Ethan, Ben and Abi had dinner while the ...
We were up reasonably early so that we could get down to Ogliastro Marina by 10:30. There we met Nicola at the church by the marina. Nicola had arranged food and provisions which we then loaded on to the boat he had arranged with a skipper. (Nicola's company is called Masaniello Tourist)
Firstly we jumped in an inflatable and were ferried out to the boat he had arranged for the day. We quietly motored around ...
- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed