Travel Blogs from Palinuro
Yesterday left Positano. We took a shuttle to Salerno then picked up a car from Avis. The coast road from Positano to Salerno was truly breathtaking and the driver quite friendly and tried to explain a few sights along the way. Headed south and stopped at some Greek ruins in Paestrum which dated back to BC. Weather a little cold and rainy or we probably would have stayed longer. Took the scenic root to Marina di Camerota. Stopped at Bascillicata and had a late lunch at a little pizzeria. ...
... a week . The weather is not helping us here. This afternoon we meet Kellie who has flown in from Hamburg.
Yesterday we drove (in a bus - the car will stay in the garage here in Sorrento) to Amalfi and everthing we had been told about this drive is true. I have great respect for SITA bus drivers. We went on a little further to Minori and Maori - our favourites - far from the madding tourists - walked a little ...
... environment is composed of "Maquis", typical of mediterranean countries. It is strongly receptive to tourists, principally because it has gained a national fame due to the quality of its water, which give it the "Blue Flag beach" area and the "5 sails" of Legambiente (an Italian environmentalist association every summer from many years. Some years after World War II, the place was one of the stays of the writer Ernest Hemingway, during his Italian ...
We headed off at about 9am and drove down the main road south for an hour to the town of Palinuro. Here we waited for a boat to take us out to the caves that this area is renown for. Finally after some delays we headed out at 12:30. We went to three different caves and then ended up at a beach for a swim.
On the way back we tried to get into the blue grotto cave which is the most famous however the sea was too rough and so ...
Today we had a leisurely start to the day and headed to the beach near Castellabate. We found a spot with a nearby car park and headed down to the sandy beach. After an enjoyable swim and a bit too much sun we had lunch at a seaside bar and pizzeria.
after lunch we headed back up to the house and the Sam, Ethan, Ben and Abi had dinner while the ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Tennis Court
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service