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The hotel Gusmay is a pleasant surprise. Great architecture by Marcello D'Olivo 1962. We left Positano early this morning and drove down the Amalfi Coast behind many tour buses and scooters. We stopped in Ravello for lunch then continued over the mountain and then across italy to the adriatic. After a long drive we came upon this hotel and decide to stay 2 nights.
... grotto, seeking the
protection of St Michael. Following lunch, take in the panoramic view
of the ocean and the surrounding countryside awaits you at this most
celebrated shrine of early Christianity, a shrine consecrated by St
Michael himself in 490. Return to San Giovanni for devotions,
reflection, and a restful ...
Early start and we were off the boat just after 7.30am. We taxied onto the old town and things were just starting to open when we got there so we had some breakfast. The main entrance is quite a wide street with quaint stone terraces either side with shops beneath. It took you to a square with a church and the museum/palace behind. ...
... tourists, the guidebooks had very little to say. This is somewhat surprising as we think the area is quite beautiful. While we debated whether the countryside was as pretty as Tuscany, we agreed this area was worth returning to and exploring further. (We just wish that we had stopped to take more photos.)
Eventually the mountains of Basilicatta gave way to sweeping plains of Puglia. Here the farms are ...
... but no, Francesco says we are needed in the kitchen to make homemade orrichiette with Antonella. She shows us how to make the dough-my new companion now known as GianCarlo, takes notes. He then proceeds to learn the unusual hand trick which creates the "ear" shape , for a few euros he will share it with you.She also shows him how to make their fusilli with a thin bar that you flip the pasta on. ANTONELLA' s kitchen is small, only the stove is large. She ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsGusmay Resort Peschici
This was a pleasant surprise. We felt like we were in a "Jetson" scene.
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.