Hotel Le Palme
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- Minbar in room
- Drycleaning onsite
- Tennis Court
- Multilingual staff
- High-speed internet in room
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Travel Blogs from Paestum
... of the Gods. 3 girls and a guy headed in our direction. Not many locals. The bus weaved round the cliff sides and through a few tunnels. He stopped to use his phone and one of the girls got off to take photos of the gorge! Not sure why he stopped as he drove talking on it and smoking!
We arrived at the entrance to the Grotta della Smeraldo but the walkway and lift were closed. The girls had been given instructions about steps up to the next road where we ...
... by Dr. Tullius. Lectures were followed by the usual free time. Free time was pretty short this time, so we did a quick run through of the museum before booking it to get gelato. I think my favorite flavors so far are limone and fragola (strawberry) together. After gelato we got back on the buses to go back to the hotel for lunch before heading back to campus. Lunch at the hotel was a nice red sauce pasta ...
... however the young man at the table next to us, says he'd like to have what we're having....we assume that's fun...as most tables around us are sitting in silence, so we feel a little like the naughty relatives! Especially when we start trying to stick the spoon to our noses, and making subtle animal noises!!! Oh dear....the wine had really kicked in by then!! Just before midnight we end the night with lemoncello, then a hug as we head off to our rooms, feeling very jolly ...
Not much I can add, story wise, so take a look at the pictures. Greeks went in search or new agricultural lands after many years of bad harvests in the homeland. Paestum was settled, later was in Roman hands, then disappeared and was forgotten. Too many mosquitoes around, malaria rampant, so no one knew of the place for centuries. A new road was being cut thru the area, and lo and behold, a city was rediscovered. They say these temples are better preserved than ones in Athens. ...
... small but very beautiful, set across a number of terraces in the hillside. It had a cafe with tables outside, looking out to sea, serving herbal teas which I have to confess I ended up visiting three times as the teas were fabulous! My favourite was a chilled one containing mint, liquorice and rosemary. The shop sold all sorts of teas, honey, chocolate, liquers etc. I could have spent a fortune. After reading my book in the sun for as long as I could make two cups of ...