Travel Blogs from Rodi Garganico
... build a wall to keep them out". Anyway he built this little getaway outside Rome so he had a place to relax when he wasn't busy conquering more peoples and taking more loot. This place was built in the 2nd century AD and it is hard to fathom how they were able to construct such a place. It includes pools, fountains, baths, dining halls, servants' quarters (about a 100 of them), the emperor's living quarters and ...
... is some shopping in town and packing to head out on Sunday. On Sunday we head to Pompeii. I am looking forward to seeing that! Also, on the way is the town of Morcone, which I recently found out is the town where our great great grandfather (Patrizio) and our great great great grandfather (Giuseppe) Nucciarone was from (thanks to Lauretta, our distant relative through DNA).
Ciao for now!
La Masseria Il Frantoio - Sabato a Lunedi, Marzo 17th 2014.
We can't believe how we have struck gold yet again. We struggled to find it but on the left, as we travelled north from Ostunia to Fasano, was the sign for La Masseria Il Frantoio. After a kilometre off the main road, we arrived at electric gates, announced our arrival through an adjacent internal phone and drove in. We were escorted to an ancient olive grove, provided with electricity and shown the ...
... pilgrims, directing them on
their journey toward God. (We will have the opportunity to view and pray before the incorrupt body of Padre Pio.)
Enjoy a breathtaking view of the Gargano Peninsula and a visit to the
Grotto of Michael the Archangel. Six different popes, St Francis and at
least four other saints have knelt in prayer ...
... put to the bay. We ventured back down and the girls liked around the shops and Darryl and I checked out the museum. Back to the boat as it sailed at 2 and we had lunch on board. In the afternoon we read and packed as the bags had to be outside our cabin tonight so time to get organised again and thinking about our last days. Our last dinner ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking