Sea Lion Hotel
Travel Blogs from Montesilvano
Woken up by loads of loud trains interspersed with insistent chirruping of budgie..... Went shopping in morning to aldi look alike except it didn't have the chocolate... Went for a swim. Had a forced siesta when we got locked in site from 2-4. Amazing not a tweet of a budgie, or a marital squabble is allowed to interrupt siesta. Certainly ...
Arrived in all singing all dancing Italian campsite next to beach. Packed in like sardines. Hole in ground toilet. Swimming pool, shop, restaurant. Tokens for showers. Electric that shuts itself off. Loads of kids, arguing couples. Beach ok if any Italian beach can be ok in summer. Too hot to cycle into ...
... It was not until we arrived a tight bend and the wheels started spinning that I realised that I was not going any farther! As much as I tried I was not going to get around this bend, which left me no alternative but to reverse all the way back down the last three hundred yards of lane with a foot or so either side. This I accomplished with a lot of sweat ...
... and totally surreal we were hitting this town for the grand fondo of grand fondos (Google). Steve and all his Lycra cad "friends" were gathering in droves to take part in The Maratona dles Dolomites a beautiful gran fondo on a testing course in the Dolomites mountain range. It was like Steve has died and gone to heaven and taken us with him. I have never so many people with amazing bikes and dressed in Lycra. So we had a ...
... water front and over the river. There we spied some European Otters, who were swimming happily up and down the river at dusk. Dinner at a local fish restaurant on the waterfront.
We should have been suspicious at the "good price" for the room, especially as there was an 18th birthday party in the restaurant that night. Silly us. The DJ and karoke were in full swing when we reuturned ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool