Hotel Cala di Volpe
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- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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The family run restaurant as part of the complex (I use the word complex loosely) opened at 7:00. We are Canadians so we sat on their patio and watched the olive wood being brought in for the pizza oven, the oven being lit, the pizza dough being kneed into balls and stored in the warming drawer, the pizzas being made and thrown, the pizzas being topped, baked and then either delivered to us or into boxes as they were picked up. Needless to say Larry ...
So, we have not had any wifi access since leaving Amalfi on Thursday! I'm typing this on a tiny Samsung, so please forgive any typing or formatting errors. We left the wonderful Settebello Hotel and the family that run it at 10am on Thursday to set off for Sicily. The plan was to drive as much of the 450km distance as possible before overnighting somewhere in Calabria. We found a place in Zambrone on Booking.com ...
... But after passing several tumble weeds and creepy looking locals, we found the town center and my phone guided us to our hotel with its last bit of juice and then died as we entered the "lobby". No way we would've found it without it. The town was busy because they are in the middle of elections right now. This means a different candidate every night addresses the town from a tower two stories above, and talks to them for over an hour. He has a posse up there with him that clap ...
... br> I have now weaned myself off of Snickers bars as they are now so expensive (almost €3) that that route for energy has become unsustainable.
Lastly, I cannot recommend enough the restaurant I went to in Paola. It's called Albergo Rosies and there is no menu but the food just keeps on coming! The chef is very young and specialises in Calabrian cuisine. Excellent food, excellent wine, excellent ...
... words for terms the rest of the world said in English - like "match point". He said, losing "la bataglia de la lingua" (the language battle) meant losing a large economic battle.
-----We ate: pepperoni and bread; a gray paste from pork and black pepper balls, which Enzo had made in France; riscotto with chicken in a yellow creamy sauce; pasta and tender home-made meatballs in a red sauce with parmeggan; and lettuce and vinegar, and a chicken breast ...