Magna Grecia Hotel Village
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... and did some quick shopping. 5 years previously we had found a lovely restaurant where we experienced some amazing Basilicata cuisine and Michael managed to find it again. It's amazing how lucky we have been to be seated in restaurants when 15 of us rock up unannounced!
Tummies full we go in search of gelato for dessert and find some of course! By this stage it's already after 11 pm so we make our way back to the Hilton for some luxury sleep!
Buona Notte Matera
... and Derek walked the town. Dinner was outside with our tour group. Six Aussies and two Aussie hosts who have lived in Italy for twenty years. All local food, simple but very tasty. Warm calm evening. Walked up many stairs to the highest point for a view of the Sassi (cave dwelling area) and then into bed by 11pm.
... Big room, unfortunately with a view of their rubbish area not one of the sea or Mount Etna. Never mind the room is very comfortable and much easier for me to get around with it's flat floors not rocks!
Met Helen and Lorraine for a pre-dinner drink on the terrace which has magnificent views. An Aparol Spritz was 12 euros! They know how to charge!
Down to dinner at 7.30 pm. Nothing recordable just pleasant enough. And so to bed!
... going out to dinner at a local Trattoria - hope it stops raining!
About 8 of us got two taxis up to the restaurant.
Went for dinner and it had stopped raining. The trattoria we went to was so good. The food was unbelievable and kept on coming couldn't eat the dessert in the end. We had a magician to keep us amused that was very funny.
Taxis and back to the cave!
Didn't go up for breakfast this morning. Got cases ready for 7.50 am and up to get on the coach at 8.30 am.
On the coach and went to Polignano a Mare. The outskirts of this town weren't that great, rubbish everywhere, but when we got into the old walled city it was lovely. Found the sea and took photos and then went back to a cafe in the main square for a coffee.
Outside the city walls we bought ...