Villaggio Lido Paradiso
Travel Blogs from Marina di Pisciotta
... to get us between a major highway and onto a good mountain pass, we were sent down some back roads, and she then tried to send us up a dirt road that was almost vertical up a hill! We turned around and selected a better looking road, which she seemed happy with, and soon we realised why... The last 100m before the mountain pass was up an almost vertical concrete road (well at least 30+ degrees of grade) with walls that only JUST allowed the Clio ...
... allowed. Perhaps a ploy to sell their postcards and books! Anyhow, as I was saying, there were statues crafted from single pieces of marble which depicted figures with veils covering them but you can see through the veil. Also a wonderful one with a statue holding a fishing net- . Well--- you'd have to see it to know just how amazing they were. Of course, we had seen a similar statue of a veiled woman at Chatsworth ...
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. ...
... If there are any further developments on the Scottish front, I'll let you know.
A small bar in Carpaccio Scala.
Signor e me take a break from a stroll and settle down for a well earned drink in a local bar.
Four silver haired locals have just sat down for a game of cards. It doesn't take long for the action to begin. We both look on, as well as other locals, increasing in numbers as time goes by. I have come to the conclusion, if it were ...
... knuckles up to see the Cristo statue above us and through the village of Maratea. The feat of building this thing where it is blows the mind and converts one's legs to jelly. I have great respect for Italian engineers - not so the kamikaze drivers.
On our drive to Sorrento we called in to Paestrum to view what remains of a 6th century Greek town with forum and agora in pretty good condition. We are in Sorrento ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Business Services
- Free parking