Dino's Hotel

Viale Della Repubblica 248, San Giovanni in Fiore, Calabria, 87055, Italy | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from San Giovanni in Fiore

A day in the city

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... out swiming, Karen and I were chatted up by some delightful senior Calabrian gentleman, who had relatives in Toronto.

On the way home, stopped to pick up some local wine. Previously, Paul had investigated the only local winery in a little shack along the road. The vineyard was out the back! There was red, white and rose. It was still in massive vats with a tap at the bottom. If you ...

Into the mountains

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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... perched at the pinnacle of the mountain. A very well maintained and attractive village. The tourist information centre was definitely shut, as was the castello, though that did promise to open several hours later. Retired to the local cafe to rethink our day. Noticed a very eldery gentleman snoozing at a table in the corner. Papa. The bartender's beloved papa. Asking about his age of the bartender, the conversation ...

Fish degustation to licorice

A travel blog entry by pwhalen

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The further south we travelled, the state of the Italian econmy or the impact of the GFC became more apparent. Hotels, resorts, large buildings, small buildings, housing estates, houses, all abandoned in various stages of completion. Older buildings and homes were not immune either, and fields that once were cropped now overgrown with weeds.

Finding a hotel that was actually open was becoming the challenge of the day. We went off our intended track ...

On our way to Cerisano via Buccino

A travel blog entry by go_gifford

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... resort town that hangs off the edge of a cliff. At the moment it isn't the summer season so the town is quiet. We sat on the beach for an hour and Alex had his first swim in the Mediterranean Sea. It was really cold in the water but it didn't bother him until his legs went numb. We dried him off and wandered around the village to find something for lunch. Hanging out the washing (off the balcony like a good Italian) it started ...

WTH! This is not good!

A travel blog entry by munchkins

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... we could berth stern to, but then to our surprise we were directed to the travel lift pit. There we stayed for the night, concrete walls on three sides, and the travel lift a few feet away, but very secure!

The next morning both Kathie and Sue found they had been badly bitten by mossies, Sue having the worst bites that rose up in big welts.

Crotone was our next destination, around six hours sailing and another marina. As much as we didn't want ...

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This hotel is located on Viale Della Repubblica 248, San Giovanni in Fiore.
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