Travel Blogs from Falerna
So, we have not had any wifi access since leaving Amalfi on Thursday! I'm typing this on a tiny Samsung, so please forgive any typing or formatting errors. We left the wonderful Settebello Hotel and the family that run it at 10am on Thursday to set off for Sicily. The plan was to drive as much of the 450km distance as possible before overnighting somewhere in Calabria. We found a place in Zambrone on Booking.com ...
... But after passing several tumble weeds and creepy looking locals, we found the town center and my phone guided us to our hotel with its last bit of juice and then died as we entered the "lobby". No way we would've found it without it. The town was busy because they are in the middle of elections right now. This means a different candidate every night addresses the town from a tower two stories above, and talks to them for over an hour. He has a posse up there with him that clap ...
The international brotherhood of Scooterists took Paul to its bosom today and gave him the chance to do something that he had never done before.
"I have never kissed so many men in my life," remarked Paul of his parting from his new Vespa club buddies.
But how did he come upon this group of like-minded fellows?
Riding through the coastal town of Santa Della Maria, Paul spotted ...
... up. After that we had a two hour drive to Calabria where Cerisano is. I had my first drive in Italy OMG, what a mob of crazies on the road, their driving is mad yet so skillful how they manage to avoid each other. It was very strange driving on the wrong side of the car on the wrong side of the road. I soon got into the swing of things driving through the tunnels and over the huge bridges on the Autostrada. We even drove ...
... stony, grassy plateau. The village itself seemed to bow in worship to a chalky white church with big, Greek bells - called "Theologos".
-----My trail continued from Theologos, until it led along the side of rocky mountains, which crumbled into the sea 1000 ft. below me. Massive mountains appeared like New York City apartment buildings, equally alive and interesting, when I turned corners. These mountains, and a small monastery, hung over the ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet