Hotel Villa Antica Tropea
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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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Good Morning Vancouver So we are near the boot of Italy tonight. Out on the coast at a small sort of B & B called Borgo di Santa Barbara. It is a few Kms past Tropea and not like the one closely named the same in California. In fact we are within sight of the sea, within meters of the railway line and within fewer meters of 6 goats and a rooster who thought it was morning about 5:30 when we arrived. We wanted to flee the touristy areas and guess what...we have. ...
... Not sure what time our bodies think it is so we are making it an early night and hopefully we aren't wide awake at 4:00 a.m.
Well this ends my rambling account of our incredible trip. I keep thinking I'll wake up in the morning and it will all have been a dream because this truly is the stuff that dreams are made of. Ciao for now, thanks for reading and I hope this gave you a few chuckles and warmed your heart as much as it did mine ...
... down to our place to be safe and to watch as it burned and spread a bit before the fire department finally came from somewhere (they apparently don't have one here). It was a bit too close for comfort but I guess what happened is that the men chopping around the olive trees had not cleared the brush at the base so it caught and spread. Not sure of the whole story. We were the only ones that seemed worried though.
Before supper we ...
... at least 30 on the Celsius scale so I'm not sure how much cooling will happen!). Alberto was busy rigging up the old fridge to act as a big cooler for tonight's "bar" and he and the kids were engraving bar signs into big stones he brought home from the beach. He is the poster child for the saying "necessity is the mother of invention". The "Western" themed bash was fraught with cowboys, saloon girls and more. There were "pistols" blazing, cowboy hats twirling and non ...
... flavoured gelato, and then proceeded to crack the white ball by tapping it sharply with a spoon. It "exploded" with a loud pop and created a smoky dry ice effect. The kids at the table behind us were squealing with delight! It tasted like a frozen egg white meringue of some sort but the best thing about it was the visual effect!! They also kept bringing trays of bread that consisted of red onion crispy thin breadsticks, spicy salami rolls, some whole grain raisin buns, ...