Travel Blogs from Cutro
... but this was a style of 3D art that they used. When we left we descended via the old entry/ exit and it was hard to imagine that the volume of people could have negotiated it in 2004. After the Vatican we headed to the Trevi Fountain. It was having some renovation work but this didn't stop us throwing a coin in our right hand over our left shoulder- 1 to return to Rome,2 to marry,3 if you want a divorce!! I didn't realise the Trevi fountain was in such ...
... was marvellous with an opera singer accompanied by a piano accordion and violin player. The next day we visited Olvietti which had an ancient church and the clocks only had one hand on them as it represented Italian time. We stopped at numerous service stations with minimal hassle. It's important to pay for your selection then collect it from the counter. However at one servo we got a panini and a spinach ...
... he was buying 3L. Turned out it was closer to 5L, all for 10€. Opted for the rose - and not a bad drop, either.
As we left, could see the owner heading back to his daybed!
On Friday, walked the 6km into Isola and wandered around town. There didn't appear to be a town piazza, as the few shops and cafes were scattered throughout the town, with no central focus as was usual ...
... a cousin joined in, and next thing, Pauls sampling the local digestif.
Come 12.00, and the town was deserted. A stray cat shot across the piazza and that was it.
Enjoyed our picnic in the manicured gardens outside the castello and continued on our way.
Had the windy road across to Lago Arvo. Interestingly, the national park surrounding this lake and incorporating the mountain region, ...
... local gentleman, who, having read the address, went out of his way to take them across town and through the countryside, to deliver them to the resort. A stiff drink later and all was well.
Out to le Castella to inspect the island fortress that had been built on a small rocky outcrop into the ocean. Climbed around inside the walls, and then up 4 levels via a tiny unlit circular stone staircase to reach the top of ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking