Calane Hotel Village
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... of mud about half a metre high - obviously there had been flood waters. A few kilometres after this we were stopped by a policeman who told us we couldn't go any further because the road had collapsed. So, it was back along the same road, around Reggio di Calabria, up the opposite coast and then cut across. We had lunch at a small cafe which was part of a service station, but no nasty chicko rolls, there were fresh salads and rolls. We often book ahead, even for ...
We wake up to one of our very few rainy days and decide to go into the town anyway. Fortunately the camp has a free shuttle into the town centre. So out come the jeans, boots and rain coats and off we go.
Matera dates from about 7000 years ago and was one of the earliest large towns in Europe. . The typical houses were caves (Sassi) cut into limestone and were inhabited until as late as the 1950's. Over the ...
... overnight stop at Mmmmm. We pass through more stunning scenery including another hill top town called Episcopi. Eventually, aft dark, we arrive at the town of mmmmm, but cannot find the hotel so we stop at s petrol station and a driver who is filling up,is very helpful and said if we follow him he will take us the.......which he does and were very grateful as we do not know how we would have found it otherwise! ...
... is basically carved out of the limestone rock, which forms the basis of the whole town. The amazing thing about the town is that at its height 15,000 people lived in the sassi, with no electricity, or running water, and a lot of generations of these families were still there right up to 1958 !!! The only reason they all left was because the government viewed the sassi village as the "shame of Italy" due to the bad living conditions these people had to ...
Today the weather still wasn't great but it didin't stop us from taking a trip to Locorotondo - where the old town is built in the round. Smilar to Ostuni, it is made up of lots of small tightly packed whitewashed houses and little streets to ...