Palazzo Ricordi

Via Fontana 120, Torre San Giovanni, Province of Lecce, Puglia, 73059, Italy | B&B
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Travel Blogs from Torre San Giovanni

What a heel !!

A travel blog entry by bsb_adventures


... It was not until the mid 1950's that 20,000 people were forcibly removed from the squalor and rehoused.

One of the "Sassi" rehoused in the 50's was the waiter at the campsite restaurant. His subsequent survival and good health turned out to be a major disappointment for Signor as he tried, unsuccessfully, in peace and quiet, to enjoy the local wine and delicacies with his dearly beloved.

The waiter had some English, having spent time ...

East coast

A travel blog entry by 2tillbrooks


Left San Marino and crossed back into Italy, continuing our drive North. We both started to notice the difference in living on the East Coast to the West. The towns seemed less chaotic, the houses were more presentable and the streets had far less rubbish. We stayed on the smaller roads, going in and out of some really nice towns. ...

A Book Takes Us Off Road

A travel blog entry by italiancan


... on small hill overlooking the water, there is a wide piazza by the water, with town beaches at its foot. We walk over the Moat and into the city(I try to visualize myself in full armor, as I walk over the ancient drawbridge.) 800 Inhabitants were beheaded here by the Norman's, and we will soon see their skulls. We walk by the port, first, we meet a couple from Peschici and then we encounter the gals from Dublin (I had ...


A travel blog entry by italiancan


... everyone is out, fisherman have piles and piles of nets on the docks. The locals are laying right out on the rocks, families have gathered at the beach area.

We head into the center, where it is cooler,it is very hot and sunny. The Centro is filled with shops, we try scarpese, a tasty combination of anchovies, breadcrumbs and saffron. A short walk and WE decide to head for the ...

Italy at last!

A travel blog entry by munchkins


... the wind had steadied at fifteen knots so I put the autopilot back on and could at least now go down to check on Kathie. I found her sleeping which was good as I knew that she would have been really sick.

It was about nine hours sailing before I spotted the coast of Italy through the haze, it would be another three hours before we entered the harbor in a town called Gallipoli. Kathie was once more up on deck, feeling unwell still but able to ...


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