Travel Blogs from Falerna
... a country that is so small, the elevation, vegetation and rock formations change with what seems like enormous frequency. We headed towards Catanzaro and then south through and alongside many beach towns. We stopped at Lido San Leo ( how fitting) and walked onto the beach where the water was very calm compared to what we've seen on the Mediterranean side and also a different, almost greenish colour. This is actually a gulf called Golfo di Squillace ...
... most of all her warmth, make me re-live our many wonderful visits with her aunt. We finally got away and headed to Amantea, a small town about 25 minutes from here, where they hold an open market on Sundays. What a busy place it was!! Now I know why both my aunts told me to "go with the Madonna" when we left!! You certainly need your wits about you as the crowds were thick, there were gypsies and at least one report ...
... witness a feast in preparation as the aunts were hot and heavy into chopping, mixing, boiling and whatever else was required. If we thought we had an army to feed before, that was child's play compared to today. Fabrizio and family arrived along with a family of four, who are good friends of theirs from Rome, and then with the Pittsburgh cousins, who my aunt was determined to get food into somehow, and Louise and Deron arriving back ...
... like one amidst all the others!!
My cousins are so engaged and want to know everything about our lives and even about things as far back as when my parents passed away. It's like having me here to talk about it in person helps them get closure too. For me, as difficult as it is to talk about my parents sometimes, and especially about the details of their death, it does keep their memories going strong and I also get a ...
... Good thing it's downhill all the way. I would have made it in about 20 minutes if I hadn't been stopped by a woman who said she recognized me and who is a relative on my grandmother's side. I didn't quite get how we're related, but her name is Adriana Puccini and she knew my mom. My aunt said she probably thought she had seen me before because of my resemblance to my mom. I've been getting that alot :) Alberto's mom was also at the house and the 2 woman were in the midst ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service