Piccolo Grand Hotel
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
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... of claustrophobia. New discovery for me. Thank you Meg and John :)
All our flights went as planned and we, along with our suitcases (which I do always consider a miracle) arrived home to a warm greeting (not warm weather though...yikes!!) from Rose and Uncle Leo. They had cappelletti soup and my favourite...long green beans done in a salad, waiting for us. If I wasn't so tired I would have eaten more!! It was delish and absolutely hit ...
... as our backdrop. We laughed and cried until we couldn't avoid saying goodbye any longer. I think I've already described what this trip has meant to me in my daily rambles but I have a few last thoughts before we start our long journey home. I will leave here wiser because of my aunts and Alberto's mom and their solid example of perseverance in the face of anything, their dedication to family, their commitment to principles and tradition ...
... and dancing. Even my aunts got into the spirit and joined the conga line and were constantly being dragged in to dance. Truth be told, I think they loved it!! The wonderful thing here is that families attend these things, so you have children dancing with their siblings, their cousins, parents and grandparents. It was wonderful to watch and be part of. A young man I didn't even know dragged me into a conga line!! My cousin Antonio was in his glory. I don't know how many ...
... and a bread made with "lievito madre". This literally means yeast of the mother and is yeast that has been continuously cultivated and renewed for over 100 years. They were given some 6 years ago when the restaurant opened and they add to it every day to keep it active. If the person that does this is on holidays, someone else is entrusted to take their place. What a concept.
The drive back was interesting as Rob has never driven these highways at night time. As ...
... I also had the best lemon granita (like a slushy but much more elegant!) I have ever tasted. This is a very pretty town and the houses are almost orange in colour as opposed to the grayish, beige, yellow tones we've seen. Also, the streets are lined with gelato places making it even more of a must see! This is where Rob burned rubber in Pizzo as we had to back track and do multiple u-turns to get into the gelato place parking lot. He may be a "snowflake" ...