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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... bus stop after a bit more therapy and caught the coach home. I sat on the wrong side of the bus and was glad when we got off, it's a long long way down and the driver was on the phone again. It was finally time to grab all the bits in the fridge and make dinner
with the last of the wine and watch the sunset going red for the last time on the Amalfi Coast, pack the cases and get ready to leave tomorrow morning for ...
... We are very lucky. Today was a rest day and 'enjoy the beautiful weather and view' day after being on the move for the previous two weeks. We planned to just sit around, eat, rest and read, which we did until about 1.30 pm when we decided to go for a bit of a hike in the hills. The walk reminded me of the path on the cinque terra. The drop was not quite as high, but was as vertical and the view of the water was as ...
... up lots of steps through the township of Praiano and we're heading towards the 16th century San Domenico convent, clinging dramatically to the cliffside, and the start of the track.
The festival of illumination, in honour of the saint of Santa Maria a Castro (from over 400 years ago) is celebrated by illuminating thousands of candles, including the Convent, which at this time of morning is a beautiful site, with the sparkling ...
... restored, which such sophisticated style, yet also retaining much of the patina of the old house. This appeals to the creativity in me, with the idea of taking something that has decayed but has good bones and with vision, hard work and love, injecting life and beauty into the restoration. So I'm looking forward to experiencing the outcome of this families dedication and vision.
So I enjoy my final leisurely breakfast on the terrace at La Fenice, pack my ...
The food we had in Praiano was such a highlight, it deserved its own blog entry! Our favorite restaurant by far was Bar Mare Petit at Marina di Praia. Walking there in the dusk along the coastline for 20 minutes was our favorite walk during our entire vacation. I was so moved by the incredible food at Bar Mare Petit and it's enviable setting, we went there twice in 4 days and it inspired me to write my first Tripadvisor review below: