Travel Blogs from Vasto
... be following an old aqueduct, but could not find any information about it and we discovered an interesting and colorful caterpillar.
On our way there, we got lost a little before we found the autostrada and then we had some trouble finding the trailhead, even though we had the Garmin and my iPad!
There really aren't any signs to tell you that you are in the national park and there are still towns and commercialism along ...
It takes us awhile to get out if the house with the kids, so today we are heading for a hike and maybe the beach.
Amazingly, we found the park relatively easily. It's Monday, and the park seems deserted. Where are all the vacationing Italian families???
The signs are very cool with hand-drawn pictures that tell kids what they can and can't do. All of the information signs along the path talk about each local animal and each animal has a name. ...
... keep the kids occupied.
This afternoon, MB and Jackie took the kids to the park and I stayed home to work on the blog and rest. I was just going to start dinner when they texted and asked if I wanted to meet for aperitif. Well, of course I did!!
When you go out for aperitif, you get a boatload of food with a drink?! We decided to go nutritious with sangria; very healthy; lots of fresh fruit! Aperitif includes bread, meat (salami ...
... the streets at 7:30 pm. Imagine. A children's festival starting at 7 pm in the US! There were lots of kids and families out. Alyssa & Brendan really liked all the games that were set up alongside the street. Also there were puppet shows, flag throwers, a bubble artist, and at 10:30 pm a production of "The Lion King!"
Since we are not used to these late hours, we headed home before 11 pm! The kids, and adults, all had a great time.
... somewhere, my mom took me shopping, and that was really fun!
And then, I had amazing home-made food for dinner: carbonara, scampi, and tiramisł.
Finally, I watched "La mafia uccide solo d'estate" - The mafia only kills during the summer: a truly touching and light movie that depicts the heaviest and most dangerous ...
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