Category Archives: By Country – Italy

A farewell to San Vito

Our last couple of weeks in San Vito seemed to fly by, fortunately with a change in the prevailing wind that’d been threatening to blow us away almost since we’d arrived. Coming straight off the ocean, the campsite was a … Continue reading

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Camping cats

This is a post for all you cat lovers. If you don’t like cats, you won’t like this, but please be patient and wait for further non-cat posts. We rarely closely encountered cats in France, Spain and Portugal and being … Continue reading

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Life in San Vito

We have been in San Vito lo Capo for four weeks now and now it’s Christmas Eve. It’s hard to believe it’s Christmas and we’re still on the road. The weather has been mixed with some high winds, the most … Continue reading

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Welcome to San Vito lo Capo

Ever since the snow in Abruzzo, we’ve been aware of the approach of winter. Few campsites are open, and the days are short enough that there’s a real restriction on what we’ve been able to do. As a result, we’ve … Continue reading

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Cefalu

Just east of Palermo lies Cefalu – a city grown up around a cathedral, nestled snugly into the tiniest of corners of flat(ish) land between a monumental rock and the sea. The town is a maze of tiny back streets, … Continue reading

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Palermo

We followed the campsite owner on his bike slowly for around 5km, and arrived safely at Degli Ulivi campsite in Sferracavallo. It’s a small site compared to some we’ve been on, but cosy and very friendly as was the town. … Continue reading

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Round the western end

After our mud-bath, the Austrian owner of the Torre Salsa site greeted us with the news that we couldn’t camp in their beach section, as the ground was too soft… We didn’t need telling twice, so settled in the main … Continue reading

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