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... s of Christianity , and very high up stained glass windows, the floors were smooth polished local granites of many colours . Same in the palace with flooring, once inside you could see out the window to a central courtyard with a single stone archway entering in. The rooms were all off to the right of a long hall way including the chapel, and all the bedrooms, we could only see one side of it as signs and ropes would stop us. We took ...
I awoke at 4am but Derek slept till 7. Breakfast was great with loads of fresh fruit, cheeses, meats, pastries, tortes and bread. Good for carbo loading!! All eaten in a cave that was once a church. The high ceilings indicate a church not a house. We then set off on foot to explore the area although the rest of the group had had a tour the day we arrived.
The caves were first inhabited in the Stone Age and ...
We are staying in a cave which is part of the old city of Matera. There are three sections to the room with all mod cons but within the original walls where people have lived for centuries. Lovely stone bath with plenty of hot water. Much appreciated after the long journey. Fascinating.
I slept for two hours after a bath ...
... hours drive and we arrive in Taormina. Coach parked in the coach park after a long climb up the hill zig zagging along the road. The coach park entrance is hardly wide enough for the coach to go through (only an inch each side) a magnificent piece of driving!
Took our hand luggage up 7 floors and then climbed up to the Hotel Excelsior Palace perched on the top of the hill with magnificent views.
Settled into our "normal" ...
Got up this morning to a beautiful breakfast in the room next door to our "cave". Typical Italian breakfast but some lovely bits and pieces to try and enjoy!
Neil and I decided not to go on the tour this morning as load of steps over very uneven ground and we thought it best that I rested my foot. Also Neil has a sore throat so best he rests too. Luckily have some antibiotics with me that can ...