Travel Blogs from Mesagne
... narrow alley way. The Italians also have towels that remind you of tea towel or bed sheets. They are absorbent but are different to what we are use to. At night after a gorgeous meal we went for a taxi ride through the canals at night the a prosecco drink listening to music in St Marks Square. In the morning we went for a gondola ride whilst we listened to a singer serenade the honeymooners in our tour group. The gorgeous window boxes and the ancient buildings created ...
... In Salzburg we had walking tour with our lovely local guide. She pointed out that Mozart was born in the town but in correspondence didn't speak highly of the town. However Hitler was born in Austria but they are happy for people to believe he was German. A visit to Swarovski I got some jewellery for the girls and myself. In the shops there were the Austrian national costume which the young people have been keen to wear. At night we ventured out to an Austrian chalet ...
... a promised ice cream. Anyone who thinks that a Cornetto is an Italian style ice cream has not been to Italy! The choice of flavours is incredible, with more being put on display from the kitchen while we dither over our choices. I go down a fairly predictable chocolate route and we all sit in the square, trying not to get covered in melting ice cream, in my case ...
... shop that sells mobile phones. Not what I am expecting but how sweet of him to take me there. Now everything is simple. I am instantly given a phone, call my sister in law Raye. Which shop am I in? I don't know. Raye asks about the owners hairstyle, bit of a mullet? Yes. Within minutes my little brother arrives! Phew!! Home for lovely chats, wine, antipasti, pasta making and snoozes in Mark and Raye's olive ...
... but not to be lived in; a bit like English country cottages.
After Trulli we headed south again to Lecce where we booked into the 8puihotel, a very very modern hotel which is just fantastic. As the review which I looked at when I booked it said, "all hotels should be like this". It's both very modern and just works... We did have to move rooms to get an AC that did work but just down the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility