- Continental Breakfast
- Shuttle bus service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
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Travel Blogs from Peschici
... the distance but because the roads require a slow speed to manage all the twists and turns, animals and Italian drivers. As for animals, we saw horses, cows, pigs, goats and sheep....all on the roadway! Crazy!
Safely back at our hotel we enjoyed a warm, calm afternoon by the sea. We played some cards, ate our picnic lunch and read the Sunday Seattle Times online. Dinner at the hotel restaurant tonight. ...
... not so much at our stop in Vieste. We took a short stroll around the town but we were not feeling the vibe so we left for our overnight stop in Mattinata. The town of Mattinata sits on the Southern coastline of the spur with Bari and the Southeast coastline visible in the distance.
Residence Il Porto where we are staying has commanding views of the sea ...
First we went to Mass celebrated by Fr. Parker at the Shrine of Padre Pio in the chapel. There was a St. Michael the Archangel painting there. This is where Padre Pio often said Mass and heard confessions. Then we ate breakfast at our hotel and went back up the hill to tour the Padre Pio museum and shrine. We toured the Church of Our Lady of Grace. This is a newer church but was built while Padre Pio was still alive. That is where ...
Today we woke up and had Mass at 6:30am on top of the roof of the hotel. In the background is the dome of St. Peter's Basilica. Then we went downstairs and had breakfast. Next we got on a bus for 5 hours. On the bus we slept, talked, and prayed the rosary and chaplet. Also, we had a flat tire and we had to pull over and fix it. Then we got back on the road and we ...
... the site of an abbey founded by the Benedictine monks in 1045. The castle was built in the 1700's to keep out the Turks. It is fairly run down, but there is restoration work going on in the church, which has a lovely mosaic floor, which looks Roman. There was no-one else about so we explored the castle and then walked to the other end of the island and back. There were hundreds of little lizards, which shot into the undergrowth as ...