Travel Blogs from Tropea
... 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 ...
... had come loose from the engine! Fortunately I had the tools to repair it and after about half an hour I was back on the road. Basically Calabrian roads are not very good and the exhaust had rattled off!
So I headed to Palmi to meet my friends and complete my journey today.
Also the further south you travel the harder it seems to stock up on petrol. I went to two stations where I was told come back in ...
... to live somewhere where I could grow my own food?
-----For now, I was only visiting Amorgos.
-----I hiked through the mountains to a monastery one day, because people suggested I do that before leaving.
-----I walked on a trail of stones, between stone fences guarding fields of livestock, with dry tangly plants hanging over the trail. I came to an abandoned village of crumbling stone houses. Goats were everywhere. On houses. In houses. All ...
... next week. I saw a great movie under the stars tonight. The Way, Way Back with Steve Carell. It certainly wasn't a comedy as he is used to being in. In fact, he played a rather nasty character. It really put me in mind of the old movie Little Miss Sunshine. Quite good, all in all. Last of all this evening was the comedy of George Casey. He's from Ireland...need I say more. Well, it's off to bed for some much needed sleep as the next 2 days are going to be long and busy. ...
... length of the town in about 8 minutes. It was awesome. We walked through narrow winding alleys, until we came to a church on the edge of a cliff. The sea was crashing onto wet black rocks below. We had a good look around, then left to go to some ruins on yes another, cliff. We had a poke around, but by then it was getting quite late, and dark. As we were walking down some stairs, we saw bats! There were heaps of them flying around. Then. Walked back to ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center