Hotel Torre Oliva
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... is still a big hotel at the top of the hill with amazing 180 degree views of the coast - but it is now completely derelict. We air wheeled up there to explore and it's a real shame that it is no longer used as it is in a fantastic location - and apparently it used to have a swimming pool on the roof too ! We were also lucky to have another nice sunset down on the beach so yet more sunset photies coming up ...
... As you can see from the map we are on the edge of a national park, so the scenery around us is fantastic, and not what we expected. We headed North, on what can only be described as a "James Bond" type road - lots of wiggles, tunnels, and the obligatory Italian driver overtaking at every opportunity. We visited a small mountain village called Roccagloriosa for a bite of lunch, and then headed on to a little port called ...
... speed of talking and dialect were difficult for us to unserstand, it was rather difficult! We then went for a walk along the seafront and into the town centre to see what restaurants would be available for dinner..........thankfully there appeared to be a choice of 2 or 3. On our return to the hotel we were met by the owner who confirmed that their restaurant would not be open for ...
... through and still haven't really got a feeling of her personality. It's all a bit superficial, a point that the author makes as an apology but it doesn't really help. Of course no journey is possible without its delays and this was no exception, as with that long arduous journey a week ago, we had a long delay at Salerno, sitting on the train that was to complete our journey. Once it got going, some 70 minutes later, it did move quite fast and hugged ...
... familiar faces, some new faces. Some speak English, some don't! I watched the sun set on the beach, then changed for a late dinner....the Italians eat at 8:30pm here! Yes, I think I can spend a week here before moving on to the rest of the country! I began this journey with quite a bit of apprehension about traveling alone to a foreign country where they don't speak my language, but I made it and the apprehension is melting ...