TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Rizieri Santa Maria di Leuca
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... a spare table, which doesn’t happen very often. So we asked if we could share a table with another older English couple. It was the same nice experience – a few stories, a few laughs.
We enjoyed the show last Friday night and the same production company is doing another tonight. This one is based on English movies such as some of the James Bond series, Bridget Jones’ Diary, Oliver et al.
... from the tourist information centre....
Gallopili was an island fortress, with only a bridge link to the mainland. The castle was currently not open. However, we enjoyed walking around the walls, hanging onto hat and sunglasses so as not to have them blown away, retreating to the narrow streets when we needed a breather.
Continued along the coastal road towards Taranto. ...
... cruisers. To Pauls delight, found a pizzeria with a sheltered verandah for dinner.
Breakfast was supplemented by strawberries from a shop up the road. Local and sweet, they didn't even last till we reached the waterfall!
An old roman waterfall, waterless, was on the eastern side of the harbour. It commenced from the top of the small plateau, which boasted a cathedral ...
... with George C on Lago Como (or so Signora hopes!!)
After that who knows but our final destination before the chunnel will be Brugge rather than Calais.
La Dolce Vita
The weather has settled down. Fresh in the morning, warming with bright sun during the day, cooler but getting lighter at night.
We all feel good. With the croissants of the Aloha Bar in Avola behind me, I'm back to my athletic, fighting fit self. The same could ...
... Southern Italy then South East Sicily would take some beating. Sicily has a wealth of things going for it and the Sicilians are gradually realising this - unfortunately - Calabria seems to be on a continuing downward spiral.
After all the hype about Mafia and organised crime in Sicily, you may be surprised to hear that we did not see any evidence. In fact the only crime we know of involved Signor.