Hotel Mec Paestum
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- Airport Transportation
- Drycleaning onsite
- Minbar in room
- Breakfast Available
- Continental Breakfast
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... an onward bus but we all stayed on the lower road. There was a clear place where only local cars would go by. We kept walking. The guy soon returned as there was a full barrier across the road. The girls talked to him then went to try for themselves, we didn't see them again to know if they made it.
We used Tim and June's map to find the stairs up to avoid using the road which zigzagged slowly up. We followed a high road with great views along the coast ...
... fish and green beans. The highlight of all the meals though, was of course the cute waiter. Our conversation was limited (having established a previous night that he did not speak English) but we were able to get that his name is Igor and he is from the Ukraine. By 3 we made our goodbyes to Igor and got back on the buses for our lengthy ride back to campus. We got back around 7pm and had dinner around ...
... worse for wear after consuming more alcohol last night than I'm used to (these days I've really have become a light weight!)...so I'm feeling a little tender and the 20min bus ride with the constant blasting of the horn, and the tight corners doesn't help my head...but I'm on holiday so I'd still rather make the most of my day....after what seems like a long journey I alight at the bus stop, make my way down the stairs, pay my 5 euro entrance fee ...
After negotiating the hair-raising ride back down the mountain we continued our journey south to the Ancient Greek ruins of Paestum. The drive took us through some crazy working areas and a different kind of tough driving where drivers only use lanes and blinkers if they feel like it, people walk out in to the road when they feel like it, the roads are narrow and congested and drivers freely use their horns and gestures in seeming disgust of everyone and everything. It remind us ...
... I went to the Museo Diocesano which contained religious works of art. The most beautiful were 69 ivory panels depicting biblical scenes; they weren't much bigger than the size of my hand but the intricacy of the carvings was stunning (see photo). For lunch I headed to a recommendation I had found on TripAdvisor, Il Pacchero. It was fantastic and I ended up going back again for lunch on Sunday! As I've mentioned before often menus don't seem to be used but the owner spoke ...