Travel Blogs from Rodi Garganico
... a late dinner, we were surprised to find that most of the town streets were blocked to traffic and a band was playing, It appeared that the entire town had come out for a grand celebration (including fireworks) - come to find out it was a funeral! Peschici has lots of little surprises.
It's so relaxing we decided not to venture too far – the town and it's colorful people are entertainment enough. Our room is steps from ...
... for the hotel, took about four hours. The coastal drive was everything one would expect - every bit as beautiful as the Amalfi coast, even if the cliffs were somewhat less dramatic. The beaches here are long, with many sandy stretches along the coast. There are also many beautiful spots where the white cliffs go right down to the sea. And on this bright, sunny day, the water colors were fabulous. (Our afternoon temperatures reach the upper 20s - ...
... with all the usual tourist shops and restaurants. Worth a walk, but little else. Probably the nicest aspect was the views across and up, and down the lake. After circling Lake Maggiore, which included travelling into Switzerland, we made our way Eastwards towards Lake Como and our planned farm stop, which was high in the hills above the Northern shore of Como. The book we were using described the route as difficult, but as a recognised camper stop, we didn't think it would ...
... Monte Sant'Angelo. It is a cute town at the top of a hill which is known for it's shrine dedicated to the Arcangel Michael. There is a Basilica built in the 13th century with a sanctuary developed around a location in a cave where Michael is said to have appeared several times in 490. It has been an important pilgrimage site since the middle ages.
Lunch in the town was probably the highlight of ...
... en semi liberté, leurs crinières ondulant avec les bourrasques : on approche du sommet, le sommet du Gargano a plus de 1 000 m d altitude , la montagne Chauve.
Un troupeau de chèvres et les chiens du berger, bien menaçant, nous barrent un peu la route.
Le vent froid prend nos ames , Tommaso n'est pas habitué à ces conditions, moi un peu plus. Mais, le sommet se dévoile avant que le brouillard le couvre.
La haut , Eole souffle ...
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility