Hotel San Giorgio
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... s not looking good.
And then another of those serendipity moments. Along comes a smiling vendor calling out his wares. There are apple and blackcurrant pastries, and a choice of jam, vanilla or chocolate donuts. Oh heaven, thank you Lord!
This morning here he is again. So we load up on a doughy and calorific breakfast and all is well with the world.
At 7 in the ...
... The winding road up to the fortress has 14 separate defensive gates with drawbridges across deep canyons, portcullises and artfully constructed firing angles covering every possible approach. Nobody was getting in here.
And they never did. The Turks besieged the castle a number of times but had to retreat ...
Today was time for Tim to go back home and for us to carry on moving but as we didn't have to be out of the campsite until one we weren't in much of a hurry. Tim and Ruby finished working on the song that was with yesterday's blog and we got a bit of the van organised. It was a hot morning so we decided a swim was in order and on the way we bumped into Mrs Roger (never did catch her name) who was one half of the kiwi couple who we saw ...
... cicada and scorpio ever before but was certain that it was not at all dangerous.
He caught it and took it outside but either it or its mate found its way back in about 20 minutes later. The hoodie was back in place quick smart. I was a bit too wary of the insect to get a good photo but you can imagine it. There is now a definite wariness about leaving any windows or doors open.
Interesting end to a great day.
... I retrieved the discarded paddle. The guide, Casper, was quite laid back and made the trip more enjoyable. The walk out was a 500 m hike up hill with the kayaks. It left a bit to be desired.
We decided to have a quick drink in town and ran in to Paul, the Irish boy. He told us that his mobile phone had been run over earlier in the day and was distressed by it. Obviously the incident wasn't covered during Call of Duty ...