Hotel Locanda Costa Diva
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... there before - but the realised it was only because he had watched a documentary with me on it a few months back... Headed out just on closing and decided to attempt Sorento which would place us in a good possie to visit the Amalfi coast. Arrived at he suggested campsite from my pizza shop mates and went to check in, only to find it would be around €50 ... Flag that! Free camping it is! Heads for amalfi and in search of a good ...
... HUGE climb up to join the main trail. I was prepared for steep but not this steep. I ended up walking up with Dominique an Italian guy (turns out the cousin of the owner Pina from where I was staying) who spoke little English but we managed some conversation. He works in the convent garden up the mountain and does this walk every day, he made it clear that it does not get any easier! It was nice to battle those stairs ...
... the water. It is quite a walk, physically and visually. Being so high up, everywhere we go is stairs and steep roads. And at every turn, you see the magnificent, blue Tyrrhenian Sea. I know I have said it before, but I marvel at the elderly folk of these towns and how they manage to negotiate the very steepness of their environment. Slow and steady, that's how they walk. We passed so many of the elderly this morning on our walk down to beach, and every one of them ...
... those days would've been a vastly different atmosphere compared with today, and yet still, I'm walking on the same pathways as they did over a thousand years ago!
It's an easy stroll around the small township, with it's lanes lined with shops, and at least there's very few steps here....unless you want to visit the domo that is! And I do, so up the steps I go, pay my fee, grab my guidebook and wander through. I walk through the "Cloister of Paradise" which is the ...
... on a cliff! Even more amazed at how they actually put furniture and appliances in them ... Note: I hope in my next life I do not own a moving company in the Amalfi coast region! We turned around after the swim and went past Priaino where Mr. Nicola drove us into a huge gratto where the water was emerald green. I took a dip and the water felt the same, but it was still an amazing site to see. Our next stop was Marina di Conca. It had ...