Villaggio Giardini D'Oriente
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Non-smoking rooms
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Today we set off on a longer day trip to see Devil's bridge. To be fair, the trip was great, and Devil's bridge was nice to see, but it was a heck of a trip to get there !! Not helped by our satnav which decided to take us on a 10km detour only to bring us back to where we ...
... 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! ...
... No one had taken out telephone numbers so it didn't really matter and I'm sure they would easily be able to let someone else have it. We did buy some wine and tried to buy food for our long journey the next day, but it was not really the best place as they were charging tourist prices. The shop on the way back to where we were staying was a much better bet and we were able to pick up cheese, ham and bread. Back at the trulli we rested a little and enjoyed our wine sitting on ...
... to the correct place.
ARRIVAL AT CASTROVILLARI
Once arriving onto the mainland we were quickly on the road again driving the next two half hour leg to Castrovillari. By the time we reached our accommodation we were ready to just book in and rest up before working out what to do for dinner.
THE OVER HELPFUL OWNER
Upon reaching the B&B we were greeted by the owner who seemed really nice but couldn't speak a word of English and so we had ...
... would describe the dwellings as half cave / half house. During the 1950's the government was so concerned at the poverty stricken lifestyle of the inhabitants that it made them abandon their cave dwellings and move into more appropriate modern housings with 20th century amenities etc. In recent years, mindful of the heritage importance / value of the region the government has encouraged people to renovate, ...