Travel Blogs from Policoro
... The next to go (Tuesday) will be Ornella and Daniella, two friends I have spend many evenings talking with on the beach, in the bars or just taking a walk. Their company has been fantastic and I will be sad to see them leave. I have been invited to Napoli so I am sure I will see them in the not to distant future.
As for me, this is also the end of my time in Montegiordano Marina and the ...
In the morning we visited the ancient site of Metaponto, a greek colony from the 6th century BC.
Founded by Epeius, the builder of the trojan horse, it was also the retirement place of Pythagoras who settled here after his ...
... mid seventies due to a sequence of landslides that caused the homes in the town to be unstable. Our next stop was the Agriturismo San Teodoro Nuovo, set in a old estate (Tenuta Visconti) beloging to a Duke. ...
... 1952 when an Italian council decided to transfer the inhabitants to new quarters in the modern area of the city. I have uploaded some photos for this trip and would recommend it if anyone is in the area.
I am trying to get my hands on the photos from a few of these events and trips. The sister in law of my teacher is also here on holiday. She is a professional photographer and (along with my teachers husband) taken some amazing photos.
That's all for the time being.
... in Italy. I have been warned not to bring my phone, money, paperwork…basically anything of value…to the beach. There will be a lot of activity involving water. I really have no idea what it is all about at the moment but have seen the kids filing up water balloons and told to walk under the balconies at my peril!!!
Finally for this blog, I would just like to say thank you for all your birthday wishes received.
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Room service