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Travel Blogs from Crotone
... After lunch, we got back on the road to our first "activity".
The Ceramics Workshop
There were two activities available that each student signed up for before coming to Rome; visiting the Perugina Chocolate Factory in Perugia, or participating in a ceramics workshop at the Scuola d'Arte Ceramica. Obviously, most students picked the chocolate factory. And I am sure anyone who knows me is shocked that I didn't do the same, given how often I ...
... and then we still had a 2-3 hour drive. Road construction was everywhere and here when they build a road, they drill through the mountain to make tunnels. We arrived in Cosenza in time for our evening meal at our very nice hotel which has FREE WIFI-- love that! Tomorrow we drive to Bari (sp??) which is quite a distance to board the ferry to GREECE!!!! Will email when I ...
... to him how to get there, sort of.
Spello is quite small, yet we spent at least two hours just ambling through the streets. The town is in the throes of its preparations for its annual festival, Le Infiorate and is covered in flowers. Apparently they lay flower tapestries on the streets and then there's a procession through it. It starts on Saturday evening and ends on Sunday so we'll definitely be aiming to catch some of that.
We ended up at ...
... was a bit of a challenge. Compared to north america there are many small streets and no definite patterns. The GPS works well on the major roads but it is sometimes difficult to find smaller streets. This is complicated by the fact that the convention for naming streets is quite different so it is difficult sometimes to ...
... a while ago so her English was still a little broken but relatively good.
One thing that was very typically Italian was the guys. Gill and I would walk the strip by the beach and I don't think we've ever been honked at so many times in our lives! It was insane but hilarious. I think Italian guys are like that though. I was lucky enough to become friends with great and sweet Italians. All in all..it was a wonderfully relaxing trip. :) ...
Other places to stay in Crotone
Viale Magna Grecia 98, Crotone | 3 star hotelfrom $79
Via C. Colombo, 79 , Crotone | 4 star hotelfrom $200
SS 106 Localita Poggio Pudano, Crotone | 4 star hotelfrom $125
Trav. Via Makalla, 2 , Crotone | Hotelfrom $109