Port Kaleo Hotel Village
Travel Blogs from Botricello
... not be able to stay in the Balearic Islands and Spain as planned. All we could do was continue, so that's what we did, onwards towards a small fishing port.
Once again the wind freshened and the sea became choppy with a one and a half meter swells, but we were only a few miles from the entrance markers that we could already see in the distance. With sails down I guided Orca through the shallow and narrow entrance into the little harbor of ...
... the money on marinas we had little choice as the coast was not the place to drop the anchor for the night, it was very exposed to the southerly wind.
In Crotone we had to once again report to the Port Police with the boat paperwork, Sue and I took the bikes to the Guardia Costia offices that were only a kilometer distance away. The officer examined the papers and passports in great detail. "You have not been stamped into Italy, you need the ...
Friday we explored more with the car and went to yet another little hill
town, Castiglione del Fiorente where it was market day. So much cheap,
but good quality Italian clothing to choose from! Shayna and I were very
good and only bought one item each, though we all added to the souvenir
collection and the time also came to buy an extra bag to get everything
... girls with cameras photographing him. I took a video of him painting, so if you are interested in what I saw, you can find the link at the bottom. I was impressed by the respect this elderly man commanded. I hope that when I am 80 I am doing something so meaningful and creative. In America, the elderly are no longer valued and are typically considered burdens on the young. Old people are useless and not even valued for their knowledge anymore. So if I ...
... for supper (I think that's one down from a trattoria). Extremely small, but very welcoming with home style cooking. We had an excellent meal with giant glasses of local wine.
It was about 10:00pm when we started to look for our car. I don't like to admit things like this, but it took about 45 minutes to do so. Clearly, entering a place in the light is different to leaving it in the dark! Anne fortunately smiled all the way! Lovely day.
Regards to all.