Hotel Villaggio Stromboli
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So, we have not had any wifi access since leaving Amalfi on Thursday! I'm typing this on a tiny Samsung, so please forgive any typing or formatting errors. We left the wonderful Settebello Hotel and the family that run it at 10am on Thursday to set off for Sicily. The plan was to drive as much of the 450km distance as possible before overnighting somewhere in Calabria. We found a place in Zambrone on Booking.com ...
... on our travels someone telling us that when dealing with Italian bureaucracy it takes so long as they tell you to keep coming back "next week"!! We got photos of the mammals flag and outside the window into the Piazza. He then described Carmen de Patagones Argentina where many Mammolese people had settled. It was only later when I wasgoing through the booklets that I saw his title and googled it. He was the Mayor of the town!! We ...
After a good sleep but on a very firm mattress we went to brekkie 8.30am. Antonio had a fruit pastry tart with coffee and I had tea. Again it was humorous to watch the idea of tea with milk being understood. That was our brekkie! Amazing. However after last nights meal we were so full anyway. We planned to head to the mountains in front of our accommodation after a walk around town to find Aunty Lisa's house. We followed our google map up very narrow, steep streets ...
... to our room it was beautifully cleaned and she had even folded Dons t- shirts and put our excess stuff in the cupboard. We started to walk to the beach but as there was no clear signage we got the car and" found a road down to the brollies and lounge chair area. The sand was red and I took a dip in the Ionian Sea. It was so clear and refreshing. Tonight is the game between Italy and England in the World Cup. We ate a little later and could hear the surrounding houses with ...
... We went to find a barber and an ATM. A lady just pointed in a general direction then I suggested we ask elderly people in future as they would be more slower speaking with Don's halting Italian. Bingo!! we had an elderly man point the direction then walk us there. I asked directions to where we could view the surrounding area and luckily the next couple were from Ireland. It looked like quite a walk so we got the car and tried to find our way out of ...
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- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
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