Calane Hotel Village
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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Sorry my blog is a day late but today we went to Martina Franca another village not far away up high on a rock face, as they all seem to be!! We walked into the centro Storico
through the large stone archways. The place was amazing ,plenty of old buildings and narrow streets to walk around. Some amazing churches , a large bell tower and a palace. These early villages had everything,inside the churches you could always find ...
... are so very interesting. We visited a cave that had been decorated as it would have been in 1950. Had it not been for poor sanitary conditions, life would have been quite acceptable.
We left Matera around noon and headed towards Paestum. We stopped at a hilltop village where the local grocer made us a cheese and prosciutto sandwich. With a bag of chips, a beer and a soft drink it cost us 7 euro. The food is ...
We are staying in a cave which is part of the old city of Matera. There are three sections to the room with all mod cons but within the original walls where people have lived for centuries. Lovely stone bath with plenty of hot water. Much appreciated after the long journey. Fascinating.
I slept for two hours after a bath ...
Had breakfast at 7.30 am and were transferred by taxis to the coach park in Matera main town at 8.30 am. We drove across the toe of Italy to reach the ferry to go across to Sicily. The ferry runs every 25 minutes and we only had 15 minutes to wait. Was a very interesting exercise. The coach drove into the hold of the ferry and we all got out for the 25 minute crossing to Sicily. Then back again into the coach for the rest of the journey.
Got up this morning to a beautiful breakfast in the room next door to our "cave". Typical Italian breakfast but some lovely bits and pieces to try and enjoy!
Neil and I decided not to go on the tour this morning as load of steps over very uneven ground and we thought it best that I rested my foot. Also Neil has a sore throat so best he rests too. Luckily have some antibiotics with me that can ...