- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
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... The owner, Salvatore, was a real character, and insisted we eat lunch when we arrived at 4pm - Nuka had a gamberi pasta (Domenica eating prawns!!!!), Lia a Carbonara, Paolo Vongole and I had a Sicilia pasta - wonderful home cooked food with homemade bread out of Salvatore's pizza oven. We were instructed to report back for pizzas had 9.30pm, which we duly did, after lying down for a few hours to mentally ...
... We had a siesta and then headed to the town. Don bought an espresso and I had a gelato ingliese and creme caramel. We sat with our new friend Nicodemo Agostinos. He had befriended us on FB. Don showed him photos of Australia. Off we walked to the Town hall or municipio. A man coming out of an office said we needed to come back tomorrow to get info on where Don's mum and dad lived in Mammola and where Don's maternal grandmother was buried ...
... to Mammola we took a wrong turn and went to a winding steep road that got Don abit jittery with vertigo. We retraced our steps and found our way back.Back to our room for a siesta and we needed it. I was feeling very bloated and not too well from our overeating in the last few days. I emphasised to Don not to be convinced we needed more course at dinner tonight! The restaurant A ' Piazzetta was lovely. I had a pasta with mushrooms from the local mountainside and ...
... a local who kindly drove us to the accommodation. A 2 1/2 hour trip plus stops was 6 hours. We were the only guests and they didn't speak English. So Don again came to the rescue with his Italian. We had dinner early and ordered no carne or peschie for me. Don had the local signature dish of Stocco fish. We ended up with 8 plates of food. I needed up wrapping 7 fritters in serviettes for lunch the next day. They think that if you are vegetarian you will starve so they overfeed ...
... dinner in Ostuni. 6 of us went by shuttle bus back into town. How different it was where we stopped. There was a busy Piazza in the old part of town. Cato dropped us off and with no directions we tried to find the restaurant. There was a stage set up with music playing as the new Mayor was going to address the crowd. Children were up late, youngies were at the bars drinking, and dogs wandered from restaurant to restaurant. The next day we got the shuttle bus ...