Week 20-26th March 2017 Our Monday by Lago Trasimeno started cloudy and a bit grey, but with no rain forecast we set off on a cycle, our first again for an age not wishing to dice with the traffic on most of Italy’s city roads. We were hoping for a cycle path around this lake, Italy’s 4th largest but the actual track and even the road only hugged it for so long and so on our … [Read more...] about Split…..The Difference
13th March to 19th Long Way Home Update! We woke up with this as our view after our first night o Elba.The island of Elba is one of the loveliest places you can go in Italy, a myriad of beautiful beaches to suit all tastes sandy, pebbly and all types in between. The main town of Portoferraio has a luminosity about it with a wonderful fortress, Martello tower and a lovely … [Read more...] about ‘La vita è bella’ Italy in a motorhome.
Week 6-12th March 2017 With the cultural and ruin overload of Pompeii, Herculaneum and Naples not to mention the dirt plus grime of these places some peace, quiet and space was called for and so we headed to a seaside spot by the name of Sabaudia. A dull town by LP’s description but its point of merit was being in the Parque Nazionale del Circeo-85k of sand dunes, rocky … [Read more...] about What This Olde Thing
This week we have travelled up from the toe of Italy and have visited 6 UNESCO world heritage sites. Being in a motorhome enables you to get to these amazing places quite easily. That said parking can be a problem so you have to use public transport to get to the sites or walk. To be honest you have to be careful not to get UNESCO’ed out. This is very easy to do and when … [Read more...] about First visit to a brothel
Feb 20-26th We had decided to extend our stay in Sicily by a day for the simple reason that the Tuesday was to be a brighter, sunnier day and the view from Castlemola the hilltop town even higher then Taormina was said to have spectacular views of Mt Etna. So we spent the rather dull Monday food shopping but also venturing slightly further along the coast on … [Read more...] about It’s The Little Things