Travel Blogs from Diano Marina
... by, pointing, smiling, they don't care if you can't speak the language they just chat away to you anyway. The one thing that's tough, everyone smokes, everywhere you go cigarette smoke is blown over you, young, old they are all puffing away makes you wonder how the have this long life expectancy - maybe this is all down to attitude!!
Looks like the clouds have blown away and we are in for some great blue sky days and a bit of swimming time.
... di amalfi cotti al forno (Amalfi baked lemons) Lemons stuffed with mozzarella, anchovy, chilli and basil leaves, - My taste buds are exploding.
Ø Torte Verdre: Spinach pie, Risotto ai porcini: Mushroom Risotto with Sage & Orange
Ø Crespelle Ripiene: Spinach & Cheese Stuffed Pancakes, Fig, Prosciutto & Mint salad
Ø Fritto di salvia a alici: Sage & Anchovy fritters (alias cockroaches LOL)
Great seaside village would have lots to offer if staying for awhile. Just one night. Arrived 12.30 had lunch walked the Main Street, waited in beach girls the rain yo stop and walked back for nonno nap. Accomadation at Albergo La Pineta, is good, nice room, staff and great views. Evening was spent walking back to one of many eating places. Few drinks were had and then back to rest for tomorrow's adventure, back into ...
... 5 minutes before we had to go for our first trip to an Italian supermarket as we were a bit Old Mother Hubbard. It's interesting to see the small differences in the types of food in different countries and we were very excited to get multi-coloured pasta (which I know is not unheard of but this is very cool looking stuff) and we also got some black spaghetti, which is coloured with squid ink. We cant wait to try them ...
It was time to say goodbye to France today and this time we are not sure when we will be back. We set off this morning for our drive to Italy and we were a bit worried about Stevo to start with as he tried to make us do some crazy hairpin turns on some very narrow roads in the hills but he eventually came good. The drive took us down to the French Riviera and Jess and I were both in agreement on our first impression; we didn't think much of it. Of course ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service