Parco dei Principi Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
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... region in the early 20th century). Where we are is a fertile plain full of orange groves. To the north, the coastline gets a bit more rocky and the town of Nicotera sits on the hill about 6 km away. We can see the volcanic peaks of the Aeolian Islands out to sea. They are part of the chain of volcanoes that link Vesuvius near Naples with Etna on Sicily.
We have had big discussions tonight (over our 1 euro glass of wine - who ...
... We had a siesta and then headed to the town. Don bought an espresso and I had a gelato ingliese and creme caramel. We sat with our new friend Nicodemo Agostinos. He had befriended us on FB. Don showed him photos of Australia. Off we walked to the Town hall or municipio. A man coming out of an office said we needed to come back tomorrow to get info on where Don's mum and dad lived in Mammola and where Don's maternal grandmother was buried ...
... stared at the strange foreign visitors. We met a local disabled man who saw we needed help and took us to Via secondi Cirilli as we were at primo Cirilli. We would never have found it without the boisterous tour guide. He seemed to know everyone and greeted them as we past. We went through extremely skinny pathways to Lisa's house. The neighbour came out and we explained who we were and she said to come to her sons restaurant a Piazzetta tonight. Our guide wanted to ...
... ready for a late night as the game started at 12. I slept and Don stayed up till 3am. He was reluctant to get moving in the morning. After a brekkie of fruit, chocolate croissant and cake we were on the road. To get out of Isola was a logistically nightmare! The GP s was correct but that road was cut off due to construction so we did 35 min circuit of town till we finally found our way. Our backs were sore as the beds in southern Italy tend to be very hard so we weren't in the ...
... We went to find a barber and an ATM. A lady just pointed in a general direction then I suggested we ask elderly people in future as they would be more slower speaking with Don's halting Italian. Bingo!! we had an elderly man point the direction then walk us there. I asked directions to where we could view the surrounding area and luckily the next couple were from Ireland. It looked like quite a walk so we got the car and tried to find our way out of ...