Nova Yardinia II Valentino
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... up lunch up to the park under the trees, bread buns with tomato and olives baked into them ,filled with salad and cheese.
At night, since it was our last night we went out to dinner in Cisternino. We walked through the old part in the rain and found plenty of places which we had seen earlier in the week. Some places are like a butchers shop with all the meat displayed, you just choose what you want and they'll cook it for you, ...
... oldest dwellings in Italy. There has been a long history of different cultures through the area but it is known that the Romans were there at some time. The churches were built in the 13th century. In 1945, Carlo Levi published a book called 'Christ Stopped at Eboli' which exposed the difficult life of these cave dwellers compared to the average Italian.
The caves were inhabited until 1951 when they were ...
... 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.
... 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" ...
... for sore throats. He has pistules on it so know he needs antibiotics.
We have had a very lazy day, sitting outside our cave this morning with my leg up and ice on it and the occasional snooze. Did the washing too but not having much success with drying it!
It's now pouring with rain and thunderstorms which are quite magnificent sitting up here overlooking the ravine.