Hotel Parco degli Aranci
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- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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We had a chilled weekend and this evening we went for a walk down on the local beach and took some more photos back up to the village in which we are staying. Years ago it was a major venue for mass bridge tournaments so it is called the "Villagio Dei Bridge" - but now it has a few full time residents, but most of the apartments are either holiday homes or no longer used. You will see in the photos ...
... Camerota. On the on the way back down the coast, we spotted a statue, way up on top of one of the mountains and decided to go and find it !! It was the statue Il Redentore which was literally on top of the mountain, with a platform specially built for it, and the small church next to it, complete with a hair-raising bit of track on stilts to get up there. We managed to get there just in time to enjoy the sunset too which was ...
... exceptionally hot. Go figure. The hottest September they have ever had. It was 35 degrees in the afternoon. Mornings and evenings are the best time to go to the beach. We are right beside the restaurant Il Pergolato. The food and service is exceptional beyond words!!!!!!!!!! Any seafood or dish imaginable is available. The service is so friendly and the atmosphere is so relaxed and jovial. Angelo Lepore, who is the owner and his staff go above and beyond for their ...
... long conversation using a translating app on our IPad. It turned out that he wanted us to take in some of the sights of a near by town and in particular a wonderful old castle.
So, rather than disappoint the guy by indicating that we just wanted to rest up we jumped straight back into Travis and headed off on the 16 kilometre round trip to find a castle that we didn't really want to see anyway.
We eventually found this old town with the supposed nice castle only ...
... be easily dismantled and moved if needed and so technically they were not permanent structures and hence no property tax was payable to the Feudal Lord at the time - a pretty neat trick! Our lodging for the night has been in a wonderfully restored Trulli. After a great time exploring we finally left Alberobello this morning on a 3 hour drive towards our next overnight stop I.e., the town of Frascineto. Our ...