Relais Parco Cavalonga
Travel Blogs from Ragusa
... Sicilian highway code it is "Sod the rest, if you can get away with it".
Signora's great pastime after we "raggiungere a piedi la piazza centrale" is to sit down at a local cafe with me at her side to people watch. Piazza Umberto is a large square, probably two or three football pitches in size. It is largely pedestrian with roads that intersect closed off during the weekends or on festival days. Culturally, it is completely different to ...
... over 50% of the population were Brits was no problem - In Sicily, it's a different kettle of calamari altogether.
With the help of google translate, Signor e Signora list our requirements then visit and email local "immobiliares". We all visit one property in Modica but it is too small with little space for the motorhome. It was looking bleak, Italian agents shrugged and with hands to the heavens declared "grandi difficoltà". Then, good fortune again arrived, we approached ...
... report that I had sent our chief photographer to an erupting Mount Etna. The volcano had indeed erupted, however, the summit was clouded in volcanic mist.
Yesterday, on our way back from Modica - 100 kilometres away - Mount Etna - like a recently expired conical firework, smoke spiralling from the summit. A photo opportunity will no doubt present itself in the near future.
Fino alla prossima volta,
Bruno (Il Cane)
... of the islands is exposed so in effect the island becomes the southern-most part. While Italy has two islands further south [Lampedusa and Pantelleria – both of which are closer to Tunisia than Sicily], this is generally considered the southern tip of Italy. The day we visited, there was quite as crowd mostly Italians, checking out the landmark. The tide was in at the time... so the Isole retained its island status and the southern tip ...
... in mind, at the morning editorial meeting, I gave instructions to our formerly esteemed chief photographer. "Get out there, I need graphic images of the extent of prostitution, corruption and racketeering". Hours later, she returned with one lousy picture of garbage by the highway, I tell her, this will not get you the Pulitzer Prize for photojournalism.
Away from normality of Calabrian life, the camp sites ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking