Hotel Locanda Costa Diva
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... So we continued on the drive out to Praiano on the Amalfi coast, a drive that is so beautiful, but also quite testing, Emma was breathing in everytime we passed a bus to try to make the car smaller! It was amazingly slow going, but once you get used to the driving, it's not really that bad at all! And so it was that we arrived at the Hotel Pellegrino, a beautiful 9 room hotel in Praiano, where we were met by Luigi, the amazingly lovely ...
... Nocelle and after some of the most sour yet refreshing lemonade I have ever tasted decided I could manage the few k's down to Positano for a swim and squizz at the towm. This was all well in good but man did I get the shakes it was all stairs but legs were like jelly, after all the up hill on the way there! Positano was packed! OMG! The tight narrow alley ways full of shops were full of tourists! I was sweaty hot and not iin a tolerable mood to shoved ...
... day - we will never tire of the taste of the tomatoes here. Raphael, the house owner, left us a bowl of figs from his tree yesterday - absolutely delicious with the special soft pecorino cheese that is eaten with fruit - we had these for lunch too. The clouds started to roll in at about 3.00pm but the sea was as smooth as glass. I thought a storm was brewing over the ocean, but we only got a few drops of rain, then ...
... day yesterday I nod off to sleep both in the car, the plane and the bus ride from Catania to Ragusa. This is where I'm meeting Jo, who I met when I lived in New York City back in 2006, and has kindly invited me to stay with his family, and experience a real Italian style vacation.
They have a beach house, with a pool one street back from the beach, and in the heat of the summer, which at this time of year is in the mid 30's, spend time either cooling in the ...
... baroque interior, of which I marvel at the incredible skill of artisans in those days and the amount of time it must have taken. I sit for awhile in quiet contemplation, then light a candle and say a silent prayer, and before leaving inspect the 1m high intricately carved mother of pearl cross that was brought back from Jerusalem. Although what I've seen is absolutely exquisite, it also seems like a vast understatement, as words and even pictures don't provide ...