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Mar 31, 2018 - Maratea

We left our Crotone “resort” bright and early, that's 9 for us, and headed into the hills for coffee at one of Gilli's favorite cafe's in Serra San Bruno. Sadly she stuffed up. This was not the town nor the place so we moved on. Eventually we gained sustenance at San Giovanni and the coffee was good. It was a great drive to the Mediterranean coast through snow capped mountains and green pastures and took us 7 hours including more than one GPS mix up. Somewhere along the way we came across a small establishment that flogged all sorts of...

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Sep 30, 2011 - Back at the sea and swimming daily

It was great to be back at the sea on the coast south of Amalfi, We went to a 32 Km stretch of coast that is all Basilicata can claim as its access to the sea. The whole 32 Km is beautiful, a bit Noosa like with lovely villages and gardens. We found a hotel right on the beach and stayed for three nights, as it is not tourist season they only had two other rooms taken and we had the beach to ourselves most of the time. Although the beach was a grey sand beach the water was so blue and clear that it was easy to do our laps every day. We did...

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